How do I change my WDE Passphrase on Windows?

Overview

This article applies to the following operating systems:

Windows

 

Step 1:

In the lower right hand corner of the screen in the system tray, next to the clock, right click on the Sophos SafeGuard icon and select Reset BitLocker credentials.

In the lower right hand corner of the screen in the system tray, next to the clock.
In the lower right hand corner of the screen in the system tray, next to the clock.

Right click on the Sophos SafeGuard icon and select “Reset BitLocker credentials.”
Right click on the Sophos SafeGuard icon and select “Reset BitLocker credentials.”

 

Step 2:

In the resulting dialog box, enter and confirm your new passphrase. This will be the new passphrase you will use when booting your computer. In order to prevent unauthorized access to your computer, do not write this passphrase down.

In the resulting dialog box, enter and confirm your new passphrase.
In the resulting dialog box, enter and confirm your new passphrase.

This will be the new passphrase you will use when booting your computer.
This will be the new passphrase you will use when booting your computer.

Details

Article ID: 808
Created
Tue 5/22/18 12:03 PM
Modified
Tue 3/24/20 9:52 AM