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Forum: System Security 02 Dec 2012
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Posted By wkw427
Hm.. I seem to have figured it out. under...

Hm.. I seem to have figured it out.

under "configure TPM platform validation" in gpedit, I turned off everything except #11.. Similar to the vista fix I found, but things were named slightly...
Forum: System Security 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
Ran a bios update, but it seemed I was already at...

Ran a bios update, but it seemed I was already at the latest version
Forum: System Security 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
The laptop is a Thinkpad T530. It does have TPM...

The laptop is a Thinkpad T530. It does have TPM v1.2.. That is what it shows up as in device manager (tried uninstalling it too fyi)

Screens showing gpedit and device manager..
I don't see an...
Forum: System Security 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
The disk has the 100mb system partition, and then...

The disk has the 100mb system partition, and then a 300gb ntfs C.
The flash drive is formatted as ntfs

Upon rebooting doing the system check, same error. System asks for the key to boot, same...
Forum: System Security 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
The flash drive is fat32

The flash drive is fat32
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
Correct.. Once I reboot after enabling the system...

Correct.. Once I reboot after enabling the system check, that pops up.
If I start the encryption and reboot, I need to input the key or the usb with the key on it
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
No way to suspend or resume it at that stage.....

No way to suspend or resume it at that stage.. After that window is closed, need to restart from the beginning.
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
Attached is an image of the error

Attached is an image of the error
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
I've followed those steps, and at step 5, after I...

I've followed those steps, and at step 5, after I do the Run BitLocker system check the error comes up..
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
TPM is inactive in bios (if I set it to disable,...

TPM is inactive in bios (if I set it to disable, bios says it won't be seen by the OS)
Boot into windows, start bitlocker
Windows says to reboot to turn on the TPM
Reboots, says "Press F10 to...
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
Hm.. Methinks I found the problem. Before I...

Hm.. Methinks I found the problem.

Before I started, the TPM setting in the bios was "enable".
Now, I disabled bitlocker, set TPM to "inactive", and started it again. System rebooted, and I had...
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
Indeed, that is what it asks for. I've had...

Indeed, that is what it asks for. I've had success in both typing in the key manually, or by having a usb with a text file called BitLocker Recovery Key ********.txt
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
How do I set it up for only TPM? It did not...

How do I set it up for only TPM?
It did not seem like there was an option.. The only options I got when setting it up was
-print key
-save key to file
-save key to usb
And another screen, with...
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
So, every time I reboot I need to have a usb with...

So, every time I reboot I need to have a usb with the encryption key on it.. It isn't saving the key in the TPM..

I worked with bitlocker on a windows 7 deploy in the past, and didn't have to put...
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
I see. alright. Tried to enable bitlocker, and...

I see. alright.
Tried to enable bitlocker, and I checked that optional reboot test.. Failed a few times and didn't encrypt, so I'm encrypting it right off the bat.
Worst thing that can happen is I...
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
Oh, I see. Any kind of documentation I read about...

Oh, I see. Any kind of documentation I read about it seems to say it is automatic, or you use a usb key..

But if they stole the whole machine.. What then?
Forum: System Security 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By wkw427
What does bitlocker do for me?

I can't see how, in the case of having a laptop stolen, bitlocker would protect my data.

If the laptop has a TPM chip, the encryption is tied to the TPM chip.. If the laptop is stolen, then the...
Forum: News 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 7,989
Posted By wkw427
I've figured that out already. The problem is, I...

I've figured that out already. The problem is, I could not make restore disks for windows 8, for a factory restore.


Heck, I would have paid morethan that to get one with Win7.[/QUOTE]

As...
Forum: News 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 7,989
Posted By wkw427
Well, I for one can tell you that Lenovo's...

Well, I for one can tell you that Lenovo's laptops that come with windows 8 have secure boot enabled.
Disabled it and put 7 on it, but yeah.
Forum: News 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 7,989
Posted By wkw427
Bought a windows 8 laptop, because the exact same...

Bought a windows 8 laptop, because the exact same laptop with 7 was $15 more.
Support chat said sure, I can install another OS on it!
Turns out, I couldn't, without doing some tweaking to the bios....
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By wkw427
Sorry, I haven't updated it.. With my case, I do...

Sorry, I haven't updated it.. With my case, I do not have audio jacks on the front =.=
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By wkw427
The monitor doesn't have speakers, but a...

The monitor doesn't have speakers, but a headphone passthrough. I don't have a headphone jack on my Pc, so I was previous just plugging my headset into the back of my PC.. Which wasn't ideal.

I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By wkw427
HHDMI: No signal when system is off.

I have a samsung smb2330h and just hooked it up with hdmi. I have been using dvi in the past, with the same pc..

When I leave the computer idle, the screen shuts off and goes into sleep mode
When...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Oct 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,143
Posted By wkw427
So hardware aside, you are only allowed to have...

So hardware aside, you are only allowed to have the license activated on ONE pc (real or virtual) at a time?

Right then.. Lock/delete this, I don't want to be booted from this site :s
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Oct 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,143
Posted By wkw427
Hm.. Well, you say that dual booting with the...

Hm.. Well, you say that dual booting with the same license is against the MS rules.. As well as putting it on a virtual machine.
What is the policy of installing it to a separate physical disk, and...
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