How to Enable or Disable BitLocker

To Enable BitLocker:

1. Launch “Software Center” from the start menu

2. From Software Center, select:  “Encrypt This Computer” and click “Install



The following screens will appear during installation:



When finished you will see this screen in Software Center:


How to Confirm Hard Drive is Encrypted


1. From Start Menu Type:  BitLocker

2. Select “Manage BitLocker” option

3. The following screen will appear with the BitLocker Status:


To Disable BitLocker:

  1. Go to Control Panel

  2. Select “BitLocker Drive Encryption”

  3. Select “Turn off BitLocker

  4. This will take some time to run before the drive is completely un-encrypted


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