BitLocker frequently asked questions (FAQ) resources

Applies to:

  • Windows 10 and later
  • Windows Server 2016 and later

This article links to frequently asked questions about BitLocker. BitLocker is a data protection feature that encrypts drives on computers to help prevent data theft or exposure. BitLocker-protected computers can also delete data more securely when they're decommissioned because it's much more difficult to recover deleted data from an encrypted drive than from a non-encrypted drive.

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