BitLocker Disk Encryption

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BitLocker ia a Microsoft Full Volume Encryption solution first included with the Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Windows Vista.


Drives protected with BitLocker will have a different signature than the standard NTFS header. Instead, they have in their first sector, they have
EB 52 90 2D 46 56 45 2D 46 53 2D
, or, in ASCII,


The program uses either 128 or 256 AES with an elephant diffuser. See the links section for full details.

Recovery Keys

External Links