Microsoft BitLocker is an alternate solution to protect your data, by using full volume encryption to secure your drives.
- Learn how to enable and disable BitLocker in Windows and to enable BitLocker to use the Windows start menu search box and type manage BitLocker and open it in the control panel and click
- Turn on BitLocker choose how you would like to save the recovery key, and after saving the key Press Next.
- Select one of the volume encryption options to encrypt used disk space only is the faster method, and best for new PCs and new drives encrypt entire drive is better for PCs and drives already in use, but it takes Make a choice, and click next.
- If given the Choose the type of encryption you would like, then click next. Check the box labeled one-bit lock system check, and then click Continue.
The BitLocker encryption will not start until the computer is restarted, so complete and save any work for restarting the PC, depending on the amount of data that needs to be encrypted, the encryption process can take anywhere from 20 minutes to a couple of hours to disable BitLocker simply go back to the BitLocker drive encryption in the control panel and click on, turn off BitLocker confirm your decision and wave the system to decrypt. Whenever you need help or have questions chat with us.