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Windows 8.1 BitLocker cannot be enabled on Venue 10 Pro 5055 with A05 or A06 BIOS revisions

This article provides the information on "Venue 10 Pro 5055 users unable to enable BitLocker in Windows 8.1".

Venue 10 Pro 5055 BitLocker error.

Venue 10 Pro 5055 users have reported the following error when attempting to enable BitLocker in Windows 8.1 on the system:

"The boot sector of this drive is not compatible with BitLocker Drive Encryption. Use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to update or repair the boot manager (BOOTMGR)."

This issue occurs with Venue 10 Pro 5055 Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) revisions A05 and A06.

NOTE: This issue does not occur in Windows 10


Dell engineering has released Venue 10 Pro 5055 BIOS version A07 to resolve this issue.

Download the latest BIOS revision from the Drivers & Downloads section, BIOS category to resolve this issue. (Currently 5055A07.EXE 8 January 2016)

Article ID: SLN300697

Last Date Modified: 01/16/2018 01:08 PM

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