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win 8.1 did not encrypt my drive how to turn it on??

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    win 8.1 did not encrypt my drive how to turn it on??


    HI all when i installed win 8.1 i was having the secure boot issue it since resolved, but i notest that it did nto encrypt my drive like it suppose to and it doesn't even show up in PC Info for encryption so how do i turn this on? I have a Alienware X51 revision 1 with Bios version A12.

    Win 8.1 pro with media center is what i have

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Tony,

    The tutorial below can help show you how to turn on BitLocker Encryption for your OS drive in Windows 8.1.

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

    Hope this helps.
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    Posts : 529
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    thanks
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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