How to access data from your Bitlocker enabled Windows To Go Workspace

Yesterday we looked at How to access data from the local disk when running a Windows To Go Workspace today we’re going to do the opposite. So let’s assume you’ve been working in your Windows To Go Workspace at home and saved a document locally. Now you are back in the office but didn’t start your Windows To Go Workspace but are working on a corporate Windows 7 client and require access to that file. Read More …

Preparing the Bitlocker Partition

For the use of Bitlocker two partitions are required, this because pre-startup authentication and system integrity verification must occur on a separate partition from the encrypted operating system drive. Now let’s assume you started deploying Windows 7 with just a single partition, but a few months later your company decides to use Bitlocker Disk Encryption. Now you need that second partition! Not t0o many years ago, when speaking about repartitioning disks most of us would Read More …

BitLocker Deployment Sample Resources

During my weekly “let’s see what’s new”  search on some of my favorite websites, I found the “Bitlocker Deployment Sample Resources” on the MSDN Code Gallery. The Resource Page contains a lot of documentation and useful script samples for the deployment and management of Microsoft Bitlocker.

Encrypted on Windows 7 and use on Vista as well

With Windows 7 we can not only encrypt our local fixed drives but also USB devices. Considering that probably many of do carry around one or more memory sticks that could contain sensitive data or just data you don’t want anyone else to get access too. Now of course any new operating system comes with tons of new features, but I would consider this as one of those features that people are also really going Read More …

Windows 7 – Walkthroughs

Learn more about Windows 7, watch the Walkthroughs. Windows 7 Walkthrough – AppLocker Windows 7 Walkthrough – User State Migration Tool Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows 7 Beta) Windows 7 Walkthrough – Problem Steps Recorder Windows 7 Walkthrough – Deployment Image Servicing and Management Windows 7 Walkthrough – Enterprise Application Compatibility Mark Russinovich: Inside Windows 7

Windows 7 Bitlocker

Bitlocker is the build-in disc encryption solution that was first shipped with Windows Vista. The deployment of Bitlocker with Windows Vista wasn’t a straight forward process both in deployment and configuration. Reading and watching the current content that is provided around Windows 7 it looks that we can expect a number of improvements for Bitlocker. Bitlocker now also supports encryption of removable media, Additional Group Policy settings to manage Bitlocker No upfront drive preparation needed Read More …