Windows 10: BitLocker Windows 10 is not available on anything but my system drive.

Discus and support BitLocker Windows 10 is not available on anything but my system drive. in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I need to set up BitLocker encryption on all of my drives on my Desktop PC, but when I attempt to encrypt my drives, only my C drive is available, not... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Skeletore, Apr 14, 2021.

  1. Skeletore Win User

    BitLocker Windows 10 is not available on anything but my system drive.


    I need to set up BitLocker encryption on all of my drives on my Desktop PC, but when I attempt to encrypt my drives, only my C drive is available, not my D or E drives.


    None of my drives are dynamic, they are all basic internal NTFS drives. How do I enable BitLocker on these drives? If I cannot enable BitLocker, what are my alternatives?


    I am on Windows 10 Pro and am unable to find a solution by searching or troubleshooting.

    :)
     
    Skeletore, Apr 14, 2021
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  2. Paola Gar Win User

    Need to turn off Bitlocker to install Windows 10

    Hi,

    We suggest doing the following steps again to resolve the issue. To complete the procedure, make sure that you have the following information:

    • You must be able to provide administrative credentials.
    • The drive must be BitLocker-protected.
    To suspend BitLocker Drive Encryption on an operating system drive, please follow the steps below:

    • Click Start, click Control Panel, click
      System and Security, and then click BitLocker Drive Encryption.
    • Click Suspend Protection for the operating system drive.
    • A message is displayed, informing you that your data will not be protected while BitLocker is suspended and asking if you want to suspend BitLocker Drive Encryption.
    • Click Yes to continue and suspend BitLocker on the drive.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Paola Gar, Apr 14, 2021
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  3. BitLocker Encrypted Hard Drive to MAC

    Hi,



    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. I regret the inconvenience caused to you. Let me help you.



    I suggest you to perform below mentioned steps to disable BitLocker.

    To disable BitLocker I would suggest you try the following steps and see if it helps.


    • Press Windows key + X and click on
      Control Panel.

    • Change View by from Category
      to Large Icons/Small Icons.

    • Click on BitLocker Drive Encryption and click on
      Turn BitLocker Off.

    • Follow on screen instructions. Click on Decrypt the Drive
      when the message appears.
    I would suggest you click on the link below and refer the following article.

    Scenario 12: Turning Off BitLocker Drive Encryption (Windows 7)

    Scenario 12: Turning Off BitLocker Drive Encryption (Windows 7)

    (You can refer the steps in the above link as they are applicable for Windows 10 as well)



    Check if it helps.



    I hope the information helps. Please keep us posted on the issue. We will be happy to assist you accordingly.

    Thank you.
     
    Aswin_Anand, Apr 14, 2021
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  4. newtekie1 Win User

    BitLocker Windows 10 is not available on anything but my system drive.

    Windows 8.1 PRO unable to unlock Bitlocked drive

    That's not good. You can try re-installing Windows 8 and unlocking the drive, and disabling Bitlocker on that drive, before upgrading to 8.1. Though I have a bad feeling that even going back to Windows 8 might not help, I have a feeling the drive just bit the dust and corrupted the file system...
     
    newtekie1, Apr 14, 2021
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