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Microsoft Windows technology for full disk(volume) encryption.

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is it possible to convert bitlocker encrypted GPT drive to MBR?

I have found some guides how to do this in diskpart or by using EaseUS partition master, but they don't mention if it would work with Bitlocker. And before you ask me why I want that - to be able to ...
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Bitlocker encrypted my drive without asking during Windows update

After my Windows 10 machine installed the latest seasonal update, it got stuck in a boot loop. It POSTs, but only got as far as the Dell loading screen - no Windows loading screen. I swapped the OS ...
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Why is the performance of a bitlocked drive horrible for me in Windows 10?

For a few months now I've had my drive (5400 RPM 2.5" in a Laptop) encrypted with bitlocker using XTS-AES 256, and now looking back the performance was nothing short of horrible. Programs would ...
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I installed Win10 Pro in a vhdx with BitLocker encrypted, how to upgrade OS?

With Windows Update, but it show I can't upgrade, because my C: is encrypted with BitLocker. Anyother method to upgrade OS?
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How to setup an external hard drive with bitlocker enabled to be easily accessible?

I have an external hard drive with bitlocker enabled. I also have 3 computers with Windows 10 (that supports bitlocker). I often work from one computer to the other ones. When I work on one of them, ...
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Enable Bitlocker on OS partition without extra repartitioning

I have two partitions on my HDD: 300Mb EFI System Partition XXXGb NTFS Primary Partition (Boot) for the main OS (C:). Now I want to enable Bitlocker on C:. but it wants to create an extra partition ...
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Why my surface pro asks for BitLocker recovery key?

I have a latest Microsoft surface pro and would like to install a Linux system on it. There were some installation problem with the Linux and I gave up. But when I tried to perform normal booting, the ...
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Best way to encrypt the system drive on Windows [closed]

I am looking for the best way to encrypt the system disk on a Windows 10 Professional PC. I think that the best should mean something like FileVault on Mac OS X, because the system disk is well ...
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Is it possible for my media devices to stream from my computer if bitlocker is turned on?

If i activate bitlocker on my computer hard drives will my boxeebox or kodi still be able to access my files over my home network ?
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Purpose of NUL character in Bitlocker recovery text file

I was setting up BitLocker today and my recovery text file looks like this: However, I tried to copy and paste this file into another document for backup purposes, and it came out looking like this: ...
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BitLocker with TPM 2.0 chip - Is it possible to decrypt the drives using Recovery Keys?

I'm having a new laptop Dell Inspiron 7577-92774 equipped with TPM 2.0 chip. System: Win10 Pro. I have encrypted both of the internal drives with BitLocker under the new scheme. I used Linux before, ...
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Saving time when re-purposing a PC with a Bitlocker-encrypted HDD?

I understand that if you un-encrypt the drive of its Bitlocker, the bare filesystem can be zeroed out or securely wiped. Wouldn't it be just as secure to securely x-pass wipe/write-with-zeros the ...
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If I enforce 100% USB encryption via BitLocker/MBAM, how do I facilitate USB imaging disks? [closed]

Situation My organization wants to have a site-wide USB encryption policy where all USB drives are encrypted if used within our environment. This will be done via Bitlocker/MBAM. If a user inserts a ...
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Several Bitlocker encrypted laptops have started to ask for the key on every startup

I have aprox 200 laptops (mostly win10) on a network. All are Bitlocker encrypted and need a USB stick on startup to allow boot. This week, all of a sudden, 3 of them (unrelated) have started to ...
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Safely moving a hard disk between systems

I have a system drive in a bitlocker and WIP-enabled environment. I want to move the disk to another PC on the same domain, without data loss. The disk will be a data (non-system) disk on the new ...

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