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Unable to Enable BitLocker, Win 8.1 Pro OEM

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Unable to Enable BitLocker, Win 8.1 Pro OEM


    Just installed Windows 8.1 Pro OEM and can not find BitLocker. Tried searching, tried control panel, tried tutorials for BitLocker, just doesn't seem to be available.

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I have 8.1 Pro WMC & can't find it either.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Win 8.1 home came on my laptop, I just bought Pro for a few reasons, one being BitLocker...
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    It's listed for me in Control panel as BitLocker Drive Encryption.
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  5. #5


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    It's listed for me in Control panel as BitLocker Drive Encryption.
    I found it !
    Thank you.

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


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    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I don't have that option...
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  8. #8


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I played with it & decided it was a pain in the arse & forgot about it.
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Zaxx81 View Post
    I don't have that option...
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    Hardware requirements for BitLocker Drive Encryption
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  10. #10


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Zaxx81 View Post
    I don't have that option...
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    Hardware requirements for BitLocker Drive Encryption
    It's an 2014 ASUS Republic of Gaming laptop, so I am certain it meets the hardware specs. Should it say Win 8.1 Pro in System? It only says Win 8.1; however, the product key says Pro and the disc case is blue.
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