Full Disk Encryption System Requirements

Worry-Free Business Security Services requires the following to use Full Disk Encryption:

Table 1.

Item

Requirement

Operating system

  • Windows 10

  • Windows 8.1

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Server 2016

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

System partition format

  • Legacy BIOS mode: NTFS

  • UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) mode: NTFS, FAT, FAT32

System partition size

The system partition on the following platforms must have at least 100 MB of free space:

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

The system partition on the other supported platforms must have at least 350 MB of free space.

For more information on BitLocker system requirements, see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/device-security/bitlocker/bitlocker-overview.