BitLocker / Eject a drive from the Windows system

Objective

  • To provide instruction on properly ejecting a drive from Windows BitLocker system when:
    • You receive an error when attempting to eject a drive from the Windows system tray

Environment

  • 199772: BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • Windows    

Cause/Rationale

  • There is a known issue with the BitLocker administration and monitoring client that involves an inability to eject a disk from the system tray

Resolution 

  1.  Open the My Computer/ Windows Explorer window
  2.  On the left side, look for the drive you want to remove
  3.  Right-click the drive and select Eject from the menu

 

Details

Article ID: 42096
Created
Tue 11/7/17 10:05 AM
Modified
Wed 7/21/21 11:44 AM
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