As a reagent password encrypted with BitLocker partition.

About I wrote some time ago. Then explain a hard disk or a memory stick / memory cardUsing this new feature of .

Those who use have noticed that this feature has something missing. Offers the possibility Encryption si password a drive can change password to unlock the drive, but not provide no way reactivation password (re-lock drive) After the drive has been unlocked. Normally, after you unlock the drive by entering the password, the only method to reactivate password it is to restart your PC / Laptop. One option, a button re-lock drives or anything else that would help reactivate the password, this feature is missing from settings.

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If you still wish to reactivate a password encrypted with BitLocker partition without reboot, there is a simple, but a little uncomfortable.

How to re-lock the drive (hdd partition / USB drive / memory card) with BitLocker.

1. open (CMD) with the user's Administrator. (Run as Administrator)

command prompt - administrator

2. In the command prompt type the following command line:

manage-bde-lock W:

"W" is the partition / drive on which BitLocker use and that we want to get the password.

re-lock-on BitLocker drive

BitLocker Drive Encryption: Configuration Tool version 6.1.7600
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Volume W: is now locked

After you receive this message, it means that part was reparolata.

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List management commands in the Command Prompt BitLocker.

BitLocker Drive Encryption: Configuration Tool version 6.1.7600
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

manage-bde [. exe]-parameter [Arguments]

description:
Configures BitLocker Drive Encryption on disk volumes.

Parameter List:
-Status Provides information about BitLocker-capable volumes.
Encrypts -on the volume and turns on BitLocker protection.
off decrypts the volume and turns off BitLocker protection.
Pauses -pause encryption or decryption.
Resumes encryption or decryption -resume.
-Lock       Prevents access to BitLocker-encrypted date.
-unlock Allows access to BitLocker-encrypted date.
-autounlock Manages automatic unlocking of date volumes.
Manages -protectors protection Methods for the encryption key.
-tpm (TPM).
Or -Si -SetIdentifier
Configures the identification field for a volume.
-ForceRecovery or -fr
Forces and BitLocker-protected OS to recover on restarts.
-changepassword
Modifies password for a date volumes.
-changepin modifies pin for the volume.
-changekey modifies startup key for the volume.
-upgrade Upgrades the BitLocker version.
Or -CN -ComputerName
Runs on Another computer. Examples: "ComputerX" "127.0.0.1"
-? or /? Displays brief help. Example: "-ParameterSet -?"
-help or -h Displays help complete. Example: "-ParameterSet -h"

Examples:
Manage-bde -Status
-on-BDE manage C: -RecoveryPassword -RecoveryKey F:
Manage-bde -unlock E: -RecoveryKey F: 84E151C1 ... 7A62067A512.bek

- How to re-lock a drive with BitLocker.

As a reagent password encrypted with BitLocker partition.

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