manage-bde

BitLocker Drive Encryption: Configuration Tool

manage-bde

BitLocker Drive Encryption: Configuration Tool


manage-bde

  • C:\Windows\system32\manage-bde.exe /?

Output:

BitLocker Drive Encryption: Configuration Tool version 10.0.19041
Copyright (C) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

manage-bde[.exe] -parameter [arguments]

Description:
    Configures BitLocker Drive Encryption on disk volumes.

Parameter List:
    -status     Provides information about BitLocker-capable volumes.
    -on         Encrypts the volume and turns BitLocker protection on.
    -off        Decrypts the volume and turns BitLocker protection off.
    -pause      Pauses encryption, decryption, or free space wipe.
    -resume     Resumes encryption, decryption, or free space wipe.
    -lock       Prevents access to BitLocker-encrypted data.
    -unlock     Allows access to BitLocker-encrypted data.
    -autounlock Manages automatic unlocking of data volumes.
    -protectors Manages protection methods for the encryption key.
    -SetIdentifier or -si
                Configures the identification field for a volume.
    -ForceRecovery or -fr
                Forces a BitLocker-protected OS to recover on restarts.
    -changepassword
                Modifies password for a data volume.
    -changepin  Modifies PIN for a volume.
    -changekey  Modifies startup key for a volume.
    -KeyPackage or -kp
                Generates a key package for a volume.
    -upgrade    Upgrades the BitLocker version.
    -WipeFreeSpace or -w
                Wipes the free space on the volume.
    -ComputerName or -cn
                Runs on another computer. Examples: "ComputerX", "127.0.0.1"
    -? or /?    Displays brief help. Example: "-ParameterSet -?"
    -Help or -h Displays complete help. Example: "-ParameterSet -h"

Examples:
    manage-bde -status
    manage-bde -on C: -RecoveryPassword -RecoveryKey F:\
    manage-bde -unlock E: -RecoveryKey F:\84E151C1...7A62067A512.bek

Return Code: 4294967295


c:\>ver
Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19044.1288]
C:\Windows\system32\manage-bde.exe
FileInfo
File Size227328bytes
Creation Time2019/12/07 18:10:39
LastWrite Time2019/12/07 18:51:55
ProductVersion10.0.19041.1
FileVersion10.0.19041.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
HashValue
MD584021d418863a3e530d2e3f65f5d154c
SHA14eee495d9121cb6bb510a1298e209b175454b1ad
SHA224a68b92e62bff7a9a387c2367f15722e5a63e1d8dead475fc01ede1df
SHA25638f20a75e04bb9a53c563152a90a5b29ab689aff58d6abd3e005d156ee4e4c73
SHA384e82f9d96b62fbb7494f9329f3c8f288270a517d0268bbae8ac6ee4b1b134a35ebba20ebb86898b9c9eaf9781ceee7f5f
SHA512aedcc746bf543db4bb7529f5c2ff678dfc386ac53a7a0d1e51a3b46fbd62bb7455a0630e1eaaa73cd73cb1d340df65677cf3cacb261619c636cdd073842b4b75
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