BitLocker Drive Encryption: Scenarios, User Experience, and Flow
Information on BitLocker user scenarios, user interfaces, and user experience flow.
File name: BitLockerFlow.doc
Microsoft Word file
This paper provides information about Microsoft BitLocker, a security feature that is available in certain Windows operating systems. It provides guidelines for IT administrators and advanced users to understand the different scenarios that BitLocker supports, the user interfaces that help set up and manage keys in the product, and the user experience flow.
- Basic BitLocker Use Scenario (TPM-Only)
- Two-Layer Protection Use Scenarios
- Startup Key-Only Use Scenario
- Recovery Use Scenarios
- Disabling Protection Use Scenario
- BitLocker Setup Wizard User Experience
- Pre-Windows Boot Recovery User Experience
- Key Management User Experience
This is a preliminary document and may be changed substantially prior to final commercial release of the software described herein.
The information contained in this document represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation on the issues discussed as of the date of publication. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information presented after the date of publication.