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Bitlocker Error with GPO in Windows 8

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    Bitlocker Error with GPO in Windows 8

    Dear All,

    We are facing an issue with bitlocker on Windows 8 machines since its not encrypting Hard disks through GPO. we are getting the below error on the log files

    failed to initiate drive encryption with the following exit code: 80070057

    We are using the same GPO for windows 7 machines and its working completely fine and also Bitlcoker_to_go is working fine with both OS's.

    Friends, is there anything specific in GPO to check for bitlocker encryption in windows 8?


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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Meshad, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Double check using the tutorials below to see if they may be able to help with encrypting them with BitLocker.

    (OS drives without TPM)
    BitLocker - Turn On or Off for OS Drive in Windows 8

    (data drives)
    BitLocker - Turn On for Fixed Data Drives in Windows 8

    Hope this helps for now,
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Bitlocker Error with GPO in Windows 8
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