Windows 11 22H2 Bitlocker

~OSD~ 2,131 Reputation points
2022-10-24T09:39:57.057+00:00

Hi,

Have installed Windows 11 22H2 on two machines as a custom Windows Image (.wim), so both machines has same OS configuration, policies, customizations etc.

PC1: Local User Account (Admin Group)

PC2: Microsoft Account Login during OOBE

PC1 with offline account working fine and asking for Bitlocker password at reboot.
PC2 with MS account is NOT asking for password at reboot (however Bitlocker is enabled).

I have enabled Bitlocker on both devices myself. PC1 is asking for the PIN at reboot while PC2 not. Only difference I can see is offline account (PC1) and Microsoft Account (PC2).

as said both machines were same and has same GPO settings as:

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  1. MTG 1,201 Reputation points
    2022-10-24T14:39:03.983+00:00

    Probably, PC2 has device encryption enabled (which uses Bitlocker technology, but IS NOT the same). That would mean: no PIN can be set, no preboot authentication is possible.
    Select the Start button, then select Settings > Update & Security > Device encryption. If Device encryption doesn't appear, it isn't available.