Bitlocker in windows 8 pro


Hello,

Since the release of windows 8 there was change in features between prof and other editions.

The details are explained here



Windows 8 Enterprise | Enterprise Software | Enterprise Edition

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/products-and-technologies/windows-8/enterprise-edition.aspx

As you may have noticed bitlocker is no longer limited to enterprise os, you now have this feature on windows 8 professional as well.

So, let’s activate it.

Open your apps and look for bitlocker.




Start the encryption wizard


Turn on bitlocker



You now have a new option of saving the recovery key to the ms account. I choose save to file because my logon user is not an admin.



I choose the option of only encrypting used space.



Run the bitlocker check and the tablet will be rebooted.



You can continue working while encryption is in progress.



Done.

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One Response to Bitlocker in windows 8 pro

  1. Chuck Hughes says:

    Thank you! I am striving toward encrypting the hard drive. Acquiring and down loading the pro-pack seems to be getting me there!

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