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BitLocker (and BitLocker-to-Go) for Dummies

No matter how hard you try, BitLocker just won't work. The help is useless and Google doesn't help. For students, this is how to tighten up your laptop.
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For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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2 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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3 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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4 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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5 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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6 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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7 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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8 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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9 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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10 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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11 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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12 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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13 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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14 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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15 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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16 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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17 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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18 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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19 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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20 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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21 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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22 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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23 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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24 of 24 Zack Whittaker/ZDNet

For a step-by-step guide to enabling BitLocker (Windows Vista) and BitLocker-to-Go (Windows 7) for flash drives, please visit the post on iGeneration.

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