Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: BitLocker Problems

16 Jun 2010   #1
DennisMartinez

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
BitLocker Problems

I added bitlocker to my flashdrive using Windows 7 Ultimate, then I switched to pro and now the icon in control panel is not there to remove the bitlocker. Is there a program that takes it off for me? What should I do?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
16 Jun 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DennisMartinez View Post
I added bitlocker to my flashdrive using Windows 7 Ultimate, then I switched to pro and now the icon in control panel is not there to remove the bitlocker. Is there a program that takes it off for me? What should I do?
I am afraid you have a problem. Bitlocker is only available in enterprise and ultimate. To turn it off you would have to re-install ultimate, turn it off then install Pro

Read here: BitLocker Drive Encryption - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2010   #3
DennisMartinez

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Thank you for your reply.

I just took all my data off the flash drive, and reformatted. That seemed to work. Thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 BitLocker Problems




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BitLocker Drive Encryption - BitLocker To Go - Turn On or Off
How to Turn Windows 7 BitLocker To Go On or Off for Removable Drives BitLocker To Go is used to encrypt and password protect any removable external hard drives and USB flash drives. The drives must be formatted using either the exFAT, FAT16, FAT32, or NTFS file system and must be at least...
Tutorials
BIOS flash error, BITLOCKER on? No bitlocker installed, Win 7 Pro
I tried using HP BIOS Flashing utility on my HP Z400 Workstation, and it says it can't continue because I have Bitlocker enabled, but I don't have bitlocker on Win 7 Professional 32bit. I don't see it on the control panel or in context menus. I do see it set to manual in "Services" but the service...
General Discussion
Bitlocker: BitLocker could not be enabled
I am trying to enable BitLocker on a Windows 7 Ultimate x32 system with TPM. I follow the Wizard and when asked to encrypt the drive I select 'Run BitLocker system check' and 'Continue' (see attached sreenshot). The USB is inserted and contains the recovery key (.txt and .tpm). During reboot I...
System Security
BitLocker Problems
I am trying to encrypt my hard drive and the partitions on these drives but I am having problems trying to do this. On the C: drive when I try to turn on BitLocker I get a message saying, 'A compatible Trusted Platform (TPM) Security Device must be present on this computer, but a TPM was not...
System Security
Bitlocker PROBLEMS
Please Help... I was decrypting bitlocker my 500GB WD External HDD when the power suddenly went out. when i Turned my computer back on, Bitlocker won't run anymore and everytime i try to access my HDD, in my computer, in safe mode, in disk management or in Bitlocker management...it always hangs....
System Security
Bitlocker accessing problems
hey there, and the thx for an awesome forum :) i have a really big problem with bitlocker. i have encrypted an external harddrive on my own pc using windows 7 ultimate bitlocker with a tpm, but i didnt use a flashdrive for recovery or whatever its called. but now i want to access the data...
System Security


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:45.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App