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Bitlocker missing from Windows 8.1 pro with Media Center!!

  1. #1


    Bangalore
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    Windows 8.1 pro with Media Center

    Bitlocker missing from Windows 8.1 pro with Media Center!!


    I did a fersh install of Windows 8.1 pro and activated it.After that i upgarded to windows media center pack.Now my OS is Windows 8.1 pro with Media center,But Bitlocker is missing from the control panel,i can't find it anywhere.please help me,i really need it.

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  2. #2


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    If you right click your hard drive in This PC, do you see a "Turn on bit locker" option?

    BitLocker - Turn On or Off for OS Drive in Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Bangalore
    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    If you right click your hard drive in This PC, do you see a "Turn on bit locker" option?

    BitLocker - Turn On or Off for OS Drive in Windows 8
    No! i can't see any such option!
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  4. #4


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    It's there for me, Windows 8.1 Pro + MC RTM. Is this your personal PC or a company supplied PC?
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  5. #5


    Bangalore
    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    It's there for me, Windows 8.1 Pro + MC RTM. Is this your personal PC or a company supplied PC?
    Of course its a personal PC.
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  6. #6


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Have a look at the tutorial I linked to above, and see if you can enable it.
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  7. #7


    Bangalore
    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Have a look at the tutorial I linked to above, and see if you can enable it.
    I have already tried it.It didn't worked!
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  8. #8


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Does your PC meet the requirements for Bit locker?
    Hardware requirements for BitLocker Drive Encryption
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  9. #9


    Posts : 376
    W8.1, W7


    Does TPM show up in Device Manager?
    edit: is the Bitlocker service set to manual (or automatic)?
    Some additional reading (in case of no TPM): How To Use BitLocker on Drives without TPM
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails tpm.JPG  
    Last edited by 4wd; 27 Oct 2013 at 06:43.
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Bitlocker missing from Windows 8.1 pro with Media Center!!
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