Windows 10: Installed Bitlocker does not ask for password on computer start-up! Solved

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  1.    17 Nov 2015 #11

    Thanks for sharing how you resolved this issue. I agree that having more security is a big advantage, but many people aren't going to want to jump through more hoops. Heck, most people don't even turn Bitlocker on.
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  2.    25 Jul 2016 #12

    i have spent all day on phone to dell and msoft. this is a great help.


    i was getting a blue screen after dell logo. this has helped.
    MicrosoftPains said: View Post
    I have managed to solve the issue thanks to the terrific guys here on these forums.

    For anyone else who is ever in the same boat, step 5 on this page is what you need to do. As it states, you need to unencrypt your hard-drive, then configure the settings in step 5, and then encrypt your drive again.

    Now it asks me for a Bitlocker pin number whenever I start-up my computer.

    THANK YOU to everyone for your incredible assistance. I have enjoyed far more knowledgeable folk and superior support here than I have ever seen on Microsoft's lousy forums where their own staff have little idea about the products they supposedly specialise in. It's a real pity that, now that we are even into version 10 of Windows, even the simplest of steps is made into a headache that can take 10+ hours to resolve. For the life of me, I don't know why Bitlocker can't just ask you "would you like to set-up a password when you start-up your computer?" instead of having to go into the deeper recesses of the operating system's configuration options and taking 25 steps to be able to so.

    Thanks everyone!
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