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  • Hi, can someone explain to me how bitlocker works.
    I originaly had the windows 7 RC on a western digital 80 gigabyte SATA harddrive i tried to enable the bitlocker but it said that i needed a TPM (trusted platform module).
    I have recently installed an Hitachi 1terabyte SATA harddrive and decided to re-install windows 7 RC onto this drive, and i reformatted the old 80 gigabyte drive so it is now empty.
    Both drives show up on windows. But i can't use bitlocker on the Hitachi harddrive as again it says i need a TPM, but i can use bitlocker drive encription on the empty harddrive ?????????????? i'm confused !!!!!!

    • Changed type JimR1Moderator Thursday, July 30, 2009 1:33 PM
    • Moved by JimR1Moderator Thursday, July 30, 2009 1:35 PM Off topic. (From:Microsoft Security Essentials: Getting Started and Upgrading)
    Thursday, July 30, 2009 12:54 PM

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