I'm installing Ubuntu 20.04 on my new laptop, it came with pre-installed Windows 10 and I'm required to disable Bitlocker to install Ubuntu, the question is, can I enable it after the installation?

  • Was this installed on a different partition and you have a dual boot? If so, Windows Bitlocker should not touch any partition that is not mapped by the os and configured to encrypt it.
    – Pizza
    Jun 2, 2020 at 6:55
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    @Pizza Yes, I just finished installing Ubuntu on a different partition and with dual boot. I understand that Windows Bitlocker won't touch any partition other than the Windows partition itself. What I am concerned about is if I turn Bitlocker back on, it might mess up GRUB or something else related to partition mapping.
    – Caio Mars
    Jun 2, 2020 at 8:11
  • @CaioMars Hi there, have you tried reenable bitlocker? If so, is there any problem with the dual boot?
    – L_K
    May 1 at 14:28
  • @L_K Man, I think I did but I can't be completely sure, I remember I had to reconfigure GRUB but then I ended up removing Windows not long after. Let us know how it goes for future reference.
    – Caio Mars
    May 2 at 22:36
  • @CaioMars Thanks for you information.
    – L_K
    May 3 at 3:13


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