How to encrypt your Windows device
Note: BitLocker may not be available in all versions of Windows.
- Go to Control Panel > BitLocker Drive Encryption.
- Click “Turn on BitLocker” next to the drive you want to encrypt.
- Enter a long and varied alphanumeric password or passphrase.
- IMPORTANT: Make a backup of the recovery key using one of the displayed methods.
- Choose whether to encrypt used disk space only (faster) and start the encryption process.