LKBEN11498: How to check if bitlocker is active via powershell


You have to make shure your hard disk is encrypted


Especially on mobile devices, HD encryption is important


To check if your hard drive is encrypted with bitlocker, you can use the following powershell command:


This will show you the Protection Status as "on" in the last column.

Have fun.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 09/02/2021 | Comment: