Windows 8 Bitlocker : Locking the drive without rebooting PC
What is BitLocker?
BitLocker is Microsoft’s easy-to-use, proprietary encryption program for Windows that can encrypt your entire drive as well as help protect against unauthorized changes to your system such as firmware-level malware. so lets try locking the drive without rebooting PC.
Step 1) Press the ‘Windows + X’ key on the keyboard.
Step 2) Select “Command Prompt (Admin)” option.
Step 3) Note: If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Step 4) In the Command Prompt window, type the command below and then press Enter key.
manage-bde -lock X:
Note: Here “X” is the drive letter that you want to unlock.