Linux-Windows Vista dual boot with BitLocker and a TPM

Based on my earlier posts, I’ve recently written a whitepaper for Microsoft France on how to build a machine that is capable of dual booting either Linux or Windows Vista when the latter is protected by BitLocker leveraging a TPM chip. If you understand French, you’ ll find the whitepaper, a webcast where I describe…

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Microsoft TechDays 2007 in Paris

Yesterday, the first Microsoft Techdays ended in Paris after three days and more than 200 presentations. Thank you to all of you who honored us by their attendance! (I don’t have the final figures yet but you were about 9,000 people on the two first days alone.) If you didn’t have a chance to attend,…

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Building a dual boot system with Windows Vista BitLocker protection with TPM support

Updated 2008-05-12 : added a step to turn the TPM on before enabling BitLocker. By the way, someone made me notice this post is now referenced by the official BitLocker FAQ on Microsoft’s website.     Many people have wondered if it would be possible to dual boot a TPM-bitlockered instance of Windows Vista with Linux,…

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How to use Windows Vista’s Boot Manager to boot Linux

The Web is full of explanations on how to dual boot Windows and Linux using a Linux boot manager like GRUB or LILO. If you want to dual boot Windows Vista and Linux using Windows Vista’s Boot Manager, please read on. I will assume that you already have installed Linux on your machine using GRUB…

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