Windows 10: Dual boot encryption at OS selection

  1.    08 Nov 2016 #1

    Dual boot encryption at OS selection


    I have two ssd's both with Windows 10. I have it set to boot to OS selection. I want to encrypt both ssd's separately so that when I choose one OS or the other that is when I have to enter the password. So far I have use bitlocker to encrypt one drive but it requires me to enter the password before choosing the OS. I need to be able to choose which OS I want then enter my password. Is this possible with bitlocker or any other encryption software?
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  2.    29 Nov 2016 #2

    I'm also interested in an answer to this.
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    Windows 10 Pro/Fedroa 24 Workstation
       29 Nov 2016 #3

    I'm sorry but no it's not possible. Once you encrypt the drive with bitlocker or any program it will require you to enter the password before it will boot/read any data on that drive. If you have both drive's hooked up and you encrypt them both at the same time it can cause problems.
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  4.    29 Nov 2016 #4

    Have you tried Truecrypt? It takes over the MBR and you have to authenticate before the windows MBR runs. I believe this is what you are trying to accomplish.
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