Windows 11

This article is intended for those who already have Windows 11 installed on their computers.

Read the entire page before beginning these steps.

Warning: UUHSC, University of Utah and the College of Nursing take no responsibility for damages, data loss or performance issues from enabling encryption.

If you choose to enable encryption yourself, back up your laptop files before proceeding.

If you do not feel comfortable following these steps consider taking your laptop to a third party Tech support for help.

 

Windows 11 Encryption Guides:

Microsoft Support Article on how to enable Encryption on Windows 11 Devices that are supported

Steps with Screen shots from Windowscentral.com

Back and store your recovery key. If you computer crashes you will not be able to access your files without the recovery key. If you do not feel comfortable following these steps consider taking your laptop to a third party Tech support for help.