Windows 10: Deleted the OEM partition with BitLocker running in Windows 10 Pro...

Discus and support Deleted the OEM partition with BitLocker running in Windows 10 Pro... in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Yes, it was stupid. Is this going to be a problem to correct? The C: drive is the only encrypted disk and it is working. I had three partitions... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Some-TechGuy777, Jul 4, 2019.

  1. Deleted the OEM partition with BitLocker running in Windows 10 Pro...


    Yes, it was stupid. Is this going to be a problem to correct?


    The C: drive is the only encrypted disk and it is working. I had three partitions showing in Disk Management shown from left to right as 100 MB, 435GB and 500mb. The 500MB was listed as RECOVERY. I deleted it without turning BitLocker off. Now I have left to right 450MB UNALLOCATED, 435GB and 100MB. Diskpart lists the 16MB boot partition). Why is it re-ordered after the OEM RECOVERY was deleted?


    I would like to add the space to the C: drive but as it is listed first, expansion cannot occur. I would appreciate any insight on this!

    :)
     
    Some-TechGuy777, Jul 4, 2019
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  2. okidna Win User

    Delete my W10 Partition

    Do you want to safely delete your Windows 10 partition and use only Windows 7?

    If Yes, then boot to your Windows 7, run msconfig, go to "Boot" tab, you will see something like this :


    Deleted the OEM partition with BitLocker running in Windows 10 Pro... boot-png.png


    Choose "Windows 7" and click "Set as default", then choose "Windows 10" and click "Delete", restart if asked or necessary.
    Now the boot information for Windows 10 has been deleted and you can safely delete your Windows 10 partition (make sure no important files are on the Win10 partition). To delete and extend your partition you can use many partition manager tools.
     
    okidna, Jul 4, 2019
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  3. Aaron Win User
    Bitlocker not encrypting document partition (Windows 10 Pro)


    Okay, so I removed the recovery partition, and tried to turn that into the system/boot partition with EasyBCD. It seemed to move the boot files, but maybe I missed a step, as my computer couldn't find the OS when I restarted. Thanks to Easy Recovery Essentials (EasyRE, best $20 I ever spent), and some more fooling around, I got to this point:



    Deleted the OEM partition with BitLocker running in Windows 10 Pro... [​IMG]



    Curiously, EasyRE deleted the F drive partition, which, as I mentioned, I hadn't remembered creating anyway.

    So, in spite of the disappearance of F, everything seems more or less in order. BitLocker shows as available to encrypt both the C and the E drives. Except that when I try to encrypt the C drive, after BitLocker checks to make sure the drive meets its criteria, I get this:



    Deleted the OEM partition with BitLocker running in Windows 10 Pro... [​IMG]



    I think my initial problem has been solved. Any help on this next issue would be greatly appreciated. Should I start a new thread?
     
    Aaron, Jul 4, 2019
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  4. Deleted the OEM partition with BitLocker running in Windows 10 Pro...

    Bitlocker Deleted Partition

    So, after downloading Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 18348 my computer system started to have some issues. I decided to restore my operating system from a previous image. Everything went well until I noticed that one of my internal drives which had BitLocker
    enabled had deleted all my data on that drive. The weird thing is that it was never formatted and still had the volume name but no data. Has anyone encountered this issue before? Did BitLocker caused this issue? Will I be able to recover my lost data? So
    far I have tried to recover the data, but have had no luck. Any help and suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
     
    SamueHiroto2019, Jul 4, 2019
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