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Questions tagged [bitlocker]

Microsoft Windows technology for full disk(volume) encryption.

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Locked out of Windows 10, Administrator Account disabled and Bitlocker enabled [duplicate]

My Windows 10 Pro laptop (local account) has been locked out and I'm unable to login. To make matters worse my Administrator account is disabled and my drive has Bitlocker enabled! How can either re-...
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WD Red 3TB NTFS BitLocker drive suddenly shows up as “2048GB GPT Protective Partition”

Last week my new (<1year), NTFS, single-partition, non-OS, BitLocker-encrypted Western Digital Red 3TB drive stopped mounting, and only shows up in disk manager as a Basic, Online, 2048.00 GB, ...
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Is there any benefit of using bitlocker and efs together?

Example: Bitlocker: during encryption process, the pc got shutdown suddenly due to power failure, part of the data will be left unencrypted, which intruder can gain access to. I'm thinking will ...
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What happens to the data when the pc suddenly shutdown during bitlocker encryption?

From what i read from https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/information-protection/bitlocker/bitlocker-deployment-and-administration-faq it stated "What happens if the computer is turned ...
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how use bitlocker/manage-bde with computer name?

I'm using bitlocker with SID protections to encrypt the usb stick of the employess of my company. Basically , I'm linking the key to their AD account with this command: manage-bde -on d: -used ...
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BitLocker automatic unlocking stopped working after updating grub from Linux

I bought a new laptop from Dell with Windows 10 Pro. It had a BitLocker encryption enabled by default, but it was suspended. I activated the protection and saved the recovery key. Then i installed ...
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Failure to encrypt with bitlocker if non Admin user

I have a windows server 2012 R2 DC with a windows 10 that is part of the domain. I configured BitLocker to store recovery keys in Active Directory using this tutorial When I try to encrypt a usb ...
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How to mount NTFS partition encrypted by BitLocker in Ubuntu

I recently bought a laptop from Dell with pre-installed Windows 10 Pro. As i'm used to, i shrank the default Windows partition, created another (NTFS) for my data and then installed Ubuntu (18.04) ...
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Dual Booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 with Bitlocker Enabled

I took the following steps to create a dual boot setup on my SurfaceBook with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 1) Installed Windows 10 2) Suspended Bitlocker 3) Installed Ubuntu 18.04 from a USB ...
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Addition of SID protector with bitlocker fails on USB stick

I’m trying to create a usb stick that is personal per employee using bitlocker and sid protectors I’m following this tutorial : https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/25879/A-new-aspect-to-securing-...
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Recover Windows 10 password when encryption is used

I managed to forget my Windows 10 user password. I searched here, but most answers refer to solution when no encryption is present. The problem I have is that I have standard Windows encryption ...
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What does BitLocker actually encrypt and when?

I need full disk encryption for business laptop computers running a current version of Windows 10 Pro. The computers have an NVMe SSD drive from Samsung and an Intel Core i5-8000 CPU. From some web ...
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Can I retroactively enable Bitlocker on a dual-boot system with data on the partitions?

I have a laptop with 1 hard drive, which has Windows 10 and Arch Linux on it. I intend to enable Bitlocker for the Windows partitions. It uses UEFI mode for booting. Secure Boot is disabled. Is ...
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How to change the icon for a BitLocker encrypted Drive Icon in Windows 10

I've followed several guides for changing the icon of a USB drive, but none of them seems to work. My drive is encrypted with BitLocker. I can't get the icon to use my .ico file regardless of whether ...
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How to delete D drive encrypted by Bitlocker without password or recovery key?

There's a Dell PC running Windows 10 in my office that a previous user had that they created an encrypted D drive with Bitlocker. The guy has left and nobody has proper contact with them. I don't ...

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