manage-bde changepassword

Modifies the password for a data drive. The user is prompted for a new password.

Syntax

manage-bde -changepassword [<drive>] [-computername <name>] [{-?|/?}] [{-help|-h}]

Parameters

Parameter Description
<drive> Represents a drive letter followed by a colon.
-computername Specifies that manage-bde.exe will be used to modify BitLocker protection on a different computer. You can also use -cn as an abbreviated version of this command.
<name> Represents the name of the computer on which to modify BitLocker protection. Accepted values include the computer's NetBIOS name and the computer's IP address.
-? or /? Displays brief Help at the command prompt.
-help or -h Displays complete Help at the command prompt.

Examples

To change the password used to unlock BitLocker on data drive D, type:

manage-bde –changepassword D:

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