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Re: Interesting Tech Articles
« Reply #320 on: July 17, 2024, 07:10:35 PM »
How to disable Bitlocker during W11 installation
https://www.neowin.net/guides/how-to-prevent-windows-11-from-encrypting-your-disks-during-installation/

How to disable it after installation (which I highly advise unless you need your data encrypted by default)
https://www.techradar.com/computing/windows/this-windows-11-installation-setting-can-cut-your-ssd-performance-in-half-heres-how-to-disable-it
I just spent 2 days recovering my computer after "intentionally" enabling bitlocker, and have Microsoft mess the drive without even encrypting it
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« Reply #321 on: Yesterday at 01:08:40 AM »
I just spent 2 days recovering my computer after "intentionally" enabling bitlocker, and have Microsoft mess the drive without even encrypting it
Ouch. Been there... RS to your computer.
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« Reply #322 on: Yesterday at 09:14:19 AM »
Ouch. Been there... RS to your computer.
RS?
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« Reply #323 on: Yesterday at 09:21:02 AM »
RS?
Refuah Sheleima, as in, hope the problem was entirely software related and not hardware related.
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« Reply #324 on: Yesterday at 09:33:17 AM »
Refuah Sheleima, as in, hope the problem was entirely software related and not hardware related.
I suspect the issue was that I held down shift on the first restart
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Re: Interesting Tech Articles
« Reply #325 on: Yesterday at 09:49:37 AM »
I just spent 2 days recovering my computer after "intentionally" enabling bitlocker, and have Microsoft mess the drive without even encrypting it
Why couldn't you get your BitLocker key from your Microsoft online account?

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« Reply #326 on: Yesterday at 10:06:12 AM »
Why couldn't you get your BitLocker key from your Microsoft online account?
I had the key, issue was that disk was corrupted (it wasn't actually encrypted, had the encryption gone well I wouldn't even need the key to recover as I have TPM)
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« Reply #327 on: Yesterday at 10:34:49 AM »
I had the key, issue was that disk was corrupted (it wasn't actually encrypted, had the encryption gone well I wouldn't even need the key to recover as I have TPM)
Exactly. Common problem that the disk is encrypted but something goes wrong with the encryption and you basically have to start over.
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