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Windows 7: Not reading the usb for BitLocker when Windows 7 starts


17 Apr 2012   #1

Win 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Not reading the usb for BitLocker when Windows 7 starts

Hello First time posting.

I am as well having the same problem where it is not reading the usb when win 7 starts.
My bios will allow me to boot via removable drive and I can see my usb stick in the list of removable drives while in BIOS, but it is not wanting to read it on win 7 start up.

Should I make my USB a bootable usb stick?

I noticed that the power light for my usb will stay on till the win 7 splash screen goes away then, the power is cut and then comes back on. It's like windows turns it off while it is booting up. Is there an option I need to turn on in win 7 to read from the usb drive first?


I have an Asus P5N-D Mobo, I don't know if that helps or not.

I will keep trying to figure this out while I wait on a reply.
Thanks for the tutorial!

Xendoshi.

Edit: Just wanted to add I just made sure the legacy support was turned on in the BIOS and it is. I don't understand why it isn't reading the USB.

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 Not reading the usb for BitLocker when Windows 7 starts




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