KB 3046555: End-to-end guide for Deploying MBAM 2.5 in a stand-alone configuration

This guide provides step-by-step instructions for installing Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) 2.5 in a stand-alone configuration. In this guide we will use a two-server configuration. One of the two servers will be a database server that is running Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This server will host the MBAM databases and reports. The additional… Read more

How to add KMDF/UMDF driver to a Windows Vista DVD

Hello, my name is Kaushik Ainapure. I am a Senior Support Engineer in the Windows Platforms Core group. In this blog I am going to discuss how to extract and add the KMDF (Kernel Mode Driver Framework) to a Windows Vista Deployment.   Windows Driver Foundation (WDF) is a set of Microsoft tools that are used… Read more

How to Disable BitLocker Drive Encryption Fixed Data Drive Read-Only Policy Using GPO

Hello, my name is Kaushik Ainapure. I am a Support Engineer in the Windows group and today’s blog I am going to discuss an issue with BitLocker drive preparation tool. When you try to run the BitLocker Preparation tool you may encounter the following error message: The new active drive cannot be formatted. You may… Read more