Windows 10: Automatically locking BitLocker volumes


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    Windows 9 (aka Windows 10)
       14 Feb 2018 #1

    Automatically locking BitLocker volumes


    Is there an easy way to have certain BitLocker volumes lock automatically after a period of user absence and lack of reading/writing to the volumes? Perhaps a utility that does this?

    I've been playing with a scheduled task, but so far, it locks the volumes when I don't want them to, and is oblivious to when the volumes are being used.

    Edit: I guess I will just use Shutter, which I have been using for a long time, but never for this. I'm guessing I will need to run Shutter with elevation for this (i.e. manage-bde.exe -lock -fd) to work. I was hoping to use a more dedicated utility, without having to learn how to do it in AutoHotkey or something.

    http://www.den4b.com/products/shutter
    Last edited by meh; 15 Feb 2018 at 00:39.
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