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BitLocker Recovery Key (Saving to USB option Missing)

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    WIN 8.1 PRO x64

    BitLocker Recovery Key (Saving to USB option Missing)

    I had noticed some things has changed with Bitlocker on Win8.1 Pro.
    First, under the recovery options, there is no option to Saving the recovery key to a USB, and only shows Save to File or to a MS Account.

    Anyways, I plugged in my USB flash stick and saved the recovery key TXT file to on that USB. I rebooted, and after the reboot, it started to encrypt.

    Second, I am seeing the Bitlockered OS drive not taking up most of the space like I had seen under Win7.
    I even selected to Encrypt the ENTIRE drive and not the Used Space.

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