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How to Disable BitLocker on Windows 8.1/8

BitLocker is a built-in feature to encrypt hard drives and protect data from spying eyes. Recently, some users have been wondering if they can turn off BitLocker on Windows 8 as they have other convenient ways to lock hard drives. Luckily, we’ve gathered some practical ways to remove BitLocker encryption here, keep reading to try them out.

Way 1: Decrypt BitLocker on Windows 8 from Control Panel

If you remember the password you set to lock the drive, you can easily unlock BitLocker on computer with the following steps.

Way 2: Use Local Group Policy Editor to Disable BitLocker

Some users are also wondering how to unlock BitLocker without password on Windows 8. With Local Group Policy Editor, no passcode will be required for the decrypting process.

Way 3: Turn Off BitLocker Protection on Windows 8 with Command Prompt

Way 4: Remove BitLocker Drive Encryption on Windows 8 with PowerShell

Way 5: Disable BitLocker Drive Encryption Service on Windows 8.1/8

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This article tells you how to turn off BitLocker drive encryption on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 computer, hope they are useful for you. If you have any further questions about this post or BitLocker, feel free to contact us at any time.

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