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Windows 7: Bitlocker for Win 7 Pro?

03 Jun 2010   #1
ctt1wbw

OS X Snow Leopard, Windows 7 Pro on the MacBook.
 
 
Bitlocker for Win 7 Pro?

Is there any software like Bitlocker that I can get for Win 7 Pro? Can you download bitlocker??? I can't find it anywhere.

I have a Macbook with bootcamp installed for Snow Leopard and Win 7 and looked at Truecrypt, but I don't feel like going that route due to Truecrypt needing to be the first file on the MBR instead of bootcamp, and that just seems to be too much of a hassle.

I just want to encrypt my Win 7 partition.

Any suggestions?


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03 Jun 2010   #2
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

I would still recommend that you use truecrypt. Although it may cause you quite a bit of hassle, it should be worth it because your documents are safe.
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03 Jun 2010   #3
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

edit: sorry, i took a quick look at Control Panel, but i forgot that im running W7-Enterprise....

Bitlocker isnt supported in W7-Professional.
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03 Jun 2010   #4
ctt1wbw

OS X Snow Leopard, Windows 7 Pro on the MacBook.
 
 

Thanks. I might consider Truecrypt... I'm just not sure how it's going to affect my Macbook's bootcamp partitioning.
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03 Jun 2010   #5
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Hmm, perhaps it would be a good idea to make a system image. And then try encrypting the partition, and if all fails then you can restore to that image?
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03 Jun 2010   #6
ctt1wbw

OS X Snow Leopard, Windows 7 Pro on the MacBook.
 
 

Yeah, I'll think about doing that. It's just something I wanted to do, not necessarily needed to do.
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04 Jun 2010   #7
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Oh, thats the exact reason that I have truecrypt well that and the technology that comes with it (mounting virtual HDDs and pipelining etc.).

Sorry I couldn't help you with the bootcamp problem though
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04 Jun 2010   #8
ctt1wbw

OS X Snow Leopard, Windows 7 Pro on the MacBook.
 
 

No biggie. I still haven't heard from anyone about installing it AFTER I've installed Windows. I'm hesitant about doing all that for fear of completely fubaring my laptop. LMAO
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