BitLocker is probably the best in-house tool to safeguard your hard drive from breaches and data compromises. BitLocker uses 128bit to 256bit encryption to ensure the offline security of your hard drive. It encrypts the hard drive(s) to protect the Operating System from offline attacks. BitLocker was normally enabled with property of the processor, Trusted Platform Module(TPM) but with the elevated volatile trends in the processor architectures, BitLocker doesn’t seems to be working anymore and most of the machines, tabs, Windows phones give errors while enabling it with  TPM. In this article we will tell you how to enable BitLocker in windows 8 without using any TPM. Just Follow the steps and screen shots.

1) Fist open Group Policy Editor, for this, type gpedit.msc in your Apps Search Box

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2) Now navigate to Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/BitLocker Drive Encryption/Operating System Drives and double-click the option Require additional authentication at startup


3) Choose the “Enabled” option in the check box. In the Options pane, tick the checkbox “Allow BitLocker without a compatible TPM”.

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4) That’s all folks, you have successfully enabled the BitLocker without any TPM. For checking, right click on any disk drive and you will see “Turn On BitLocker”  option.

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BitLocker also gives you the option to choose the mode to unlock the drive. You will have two options. Either to use USB or to go for password. You can also save the recovery of the key in your Microsoft account online or in a storage device.