In this Tutorial You’re going to learn, How to Set Password Lock Drive in Windows desktop or laptop so that no one can access your drive without your permission.
It’s very important to lock drive when you’ve some private files or such files you want to secure. I will show in this post, How you can lock drive in Windows without using any software.
How To Set Password Lock on Hard Drive in Windows
Step 1: Right Click on Drive >>Turn BitLocker
Right-Click on the drive which you want to make password-protected and Click on Turn on BitLocker.
Step 2: Enter Password
Enter Password if you wanted to make your drive password-protected.
Step 3: Save Password Recovery Key
This key file will help you when you forget your password. By using this key file, you can recover your drive password.
Tip: Save Your Recovery key into another drive (not in the same drive) so that you can recover your password easily.
Step 4: After saving Recovery Key >>Next
After saving the Recovery key file on another drive, simply click on Next.
Step 5: Start Encrypting
The system will start encrypting your drive. This process might take some time. Go get a ☕ Coffee! And for me, sugar only 1 spoon.
Step 6: Still Encrypting
I’ve already said, It takes some time to complete the encrypting process.