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Registered: ‎12-28-2011
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Bitlocker on S205

Hi folks,

I ordered a Lenovo S205 and would like to know if I can use the Bitlocker-Feature of Windows 7 Ultimate.

I couldn't find posts on this topic.


Thanks so far,



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Re: Bitlocker on S205

Hi MeMyselfAndI, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!


Microsoft has some good help on BitLocker. I would start there:


Hope this helps!

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Re: Bitlocker on S205

Hi bananaman,


thanks for your answer.

I wanted to know if the S205-HDD supports TPM so I can install Bitlocker and use the password protection.

As far as I know TPM is needed to use passwort protection. Without TPM Bitlocker can only be used with a keyfile on an USB-Stick.

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Re: Bitlocker on S205

It doesn't have a TPM chip. As you said, you would need a separate USB stick. Check out the ThinkPad X121e. This should have a built-in TPM.