Q. How can I set the recovery options for removable BitLocker protected devices?

A. You can use Group Policy to configure the recovery options for removable BitLocker protected drives.

  1. Open the Group Policy Management Editor and edit a Group Policy Object that's linked to an organizational unit or domain that contains the Windows clients.
  2. Navigate to Computer Configuration, Policies, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, BitLocker Drive Encryption, Removable Data Drives.
  3. Double-click Choose how BitLocker-protected removable drives can be recovered
  4. Set to this policy to Enabled, then configure the options, such as where to save recovery information.

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  5. Click OK.
  6. Close the Group Policy Management Editor.
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