You first use the steps provided in this guide in a test lab environment. Step-by-step guides are not necessarily meant to be used to deploy Windows 7 operating system features without accompanying documentation (such as those listed in the Additional resources section) and should be used with discretion as a stand-alone document.
Learn about BitLocker in Windows 7 in your test lab by checking out this step by step guide at:
Thomas W Shinder, M.D., MCSE
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