How to Lock and Unlock Your Drive with BitLocker.

Today, all computers have sensitized data that others have to keep safe from. We use third party software to hide our data from others. BitLocker is a best tool that helps keep data secure which is inbuilt into Windows features. BitLocker is a powerful and safe tool to secure your data. The BitLocker locks your drive with encryption. Nobody can see your data without your permission. If you have any sensitive data and you want to keep it secure. Use BitLocker and lock your drive with password. BitLocker is available on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.

Follow this Steps to Lock your Drive.

  • Open My Computer from start menu or use shortcut key (Windows + E). After choose that drive which is you want to Lock.

  • After that, right click on that drive and select “Turn on BitLocker”

  • A dialog box will open, select “Use a password to Unlock the Drive”. You can see in the Pic.

  • Type your password which you want to feed and click Next.

  • After that, you will see three options to store your recovery key. You can choose one.
  • Note: This recovery key will work on that time when you forget your password to access your Drive

  • After selecting your location click on Next.

  • Now click on “Start Encrypting”. After complete this process restart your computer. You are done.

  • Follow this Steps to Unlock your Drive.

  • First click on the Windows button and search BitLocker.

  • Select to “BitLocker Drive Encryption” in the search box.

  • You will see all the Drive at one place which is locked or unlocked.

  • Click on the “Turn off BitLocker” after this, it will ask for permission to decrypt the file.

  • Once process is complete, you are done.