How to Set Password of Hard Drive in Windows 10

If you need to set a password of the hard drive in windows use the following steps

set hard drive password in Windows 10

Double click on This PC

Right-click on Drive and select Turn on BitLocker

When BitLocker Drive Encryption open, select Use a password to unlock the drive, enter a password, reenter the password and click on Next.

Choose how to back up the BitLocker recovery key from Save to your Microsoft account, save to a file, and print the recovery key.

Here we selected Save to a file, click Save in the Save BitLocker recovery key as Window, and then choose Yes to confirm saving the key on your PC.

Click On Next

Choose drive space to encrypt from Encrypt used disk space only (faster and best for new PCs and drives) and Encrypt entire drive (slower but best for PCs and drives already in use), and click on Next.

Click on Start encrypting

When encrypting completed restart the computer and check

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