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Windows 7: Bitlocker - detect encrypted external disk ?

10 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Bitlocker - detect encrypted external disk ?


We would like to use Bitlocker to encrypt external devices. However, we do already have some external hard disks with built-in encryption. Is it possible to detect this, and not to re-encrypt those disks with Bitlocker ?



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10 Oct 2012   #2
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