Short Bytes: Even though Windows 10 doesn’t offer any integrated solution for Data encryption, here are the steps on how to Enable Full disk Encryption in Windows 10. Read more and know two useful ways to enable data encryption in simple steps.
Nonetheless, Windows does not provide any integrated encryption tool on Windows like Mac OS X, Android, Chrome OS and iOS. Thus, you will have to pay Microsoft for a professional edition or use some third-party vendor tool to encrypt your data on your Windows.
Here are steps on How to enable full disk encryption in Windows 10:
To turn on Device Encryption in Windows 10, you need to be already logged in to your Microsoft Windows account.
Step 1: Go to Start and enter ‘BitLocker‘
Step 3: After you enter ‘BitLocker’, you will see ‘Manage BitLocker‘ option showing in the search results. Click on that.
Step 4: Once you click it, it will show you an option to Encrypt your full disk. Starting with ‘C’ drive where most of your OS data are found, click to encrypt your full disk on Windows 10.
There is also another way to Enable full disk encryption on Windows 10. Follow the steps below:
Step 1: Search ‘About‘ in your Start Menu and you will see ‘About Your PC‘ showing up in the search results. Click on that.
Step 2: After clicking on ‘About Your PC‘, it will take you the about page of your personal computer. At the bottom, you can see ‘BitLocker settings‘.
If this option is not there, then understand that your PC does not support disk encryption. If it’s there, click on it and it will do the same thing as explained in the steps above.
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Also read: Windows 10 Guide by fossBytes