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dantee6
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XPS 15 9550 SSD Hardware Encryption / Bitlocker

I have the 1TB NVMe SSD (Samsung PM951) and can't get hardware Bitlocker encryption working. Can someone confirm whether the PM951 supports eDrive/TCG Opal? If not, will a firmware update enable support in the future?

I have the TPM and UEFI enabled, but when I try to set up Bitlocker, I do not get the hardware encryption option. Seems like the PM951 should support this like Samsung's retail drives. I can't even use the Samsung disk utilities to investigate because those are only for retail drives.

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RE: XPS 15 9550 SSD Hardware Encryption / Bitlocker

I'm also interested in this issue for my XPS twin Precision 5510. Please let me know if you find something out!

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RE: XPS 15 9550 SSD Hardware Encryption / Bitlocker

Not all Samsung retail drives do support eDrive. 950 PRO, for example, is just stated to support eDrive in a future firmware upgrade. I hope the situation is the same for PM951 (if it doesn't support it already).

www.samsung.com/.../specifications.html

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RE: XPS 15 9550 SSD Hardware Encryption / Bitlocker

Any news on this one? Someone using a 950 pro with eDrive in a 9550?

I have issues with Bitlocker and the Dock WD15 (which quite often thinks that the hardware has changed when docked/undocked and requires the loooong key to be re-entered).

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