Is the SB drive encryption on by default?

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  1. G-man

    G-man Member

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    I just picked up a new i7 512, and when I get back home this weekend, the first thing I always do is create a full image of the system before even booting it in to the OS. If encryption is on it treats the drive as one huge 512gb file, which takes a huge amount of time and space.

    I turned off the encryption on my S 2 Pro to reduce space and time. Just wondering if this is still a default on the SB?

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    Gary
     
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    Yes... encryption is on by default if logged in with a Microsoft Account.
     
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    May have to change my plan of attack and turn off before my first image. I do not sign in with a microsoft account. I use a local account before joining it to my domain. Or I'll just eat the space and time and make the boot image first.

    Thanks for the info.
     

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