BitLocker To Go - Windows 10 & 7 instructions

Microsoft Windows 7 & 10 provides an encryption feature called BitLocker To Go.   BitLocker To Go allows you to encrypt a USB drive and restrict access with a password.  Connect the USB drive, receive a prompt to enter a password, and after entering the password you can read/write to the drive.

How to enable BitLocker To Go on a Microsoft Windows 10 device:

  • Connect USB drive
  • Open the Control Panel
  • Click on System and Security
  • Click on BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • Click on Turn on BitLocker
  • Follow the setup wizard instructions  

The related document will walk you through the steps to encrypt your USB drive using Windows 7 OS. 

 

 

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Article ID: 32740
Created
Thu 6/29/17 4:24 PM
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Thu 6/29/17 4:30 PM