Disable-BitLocker is accessible with the help of BitLocker module. To configure BitLocker, go through this link.


Disables BitLocker encryption for a volume.


The Disable-BitLocker cmdlet disables BitLocker Drive Encryption for a BitLocker volume. When you run this cmdlet, it removes all key protectors and begins decrypting the content of the volume.

If the volume that hosts the operating system contains any automatic unlocking keys, the cmdlet does not proceed. You can use the Clear-BitLockerAutoUnlock cmdlet to remove all automatic unlocking keys. Then you can disable BitLocker for the volume.



Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False


Specifies an array of drive letters or BitLocker volume objects. The cmdlet disables protection for the volumes specified. To obtain a BitLocker volume object, use the Get-BitLockerVolume cmdlet.

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False


Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False


Disable-BitLocker [-MountPoint] <String[]> [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

————–Example 1————–
Disable BitLocker for a volume
PS C:> Disable-BitLocker -MountPoint “C:”
This command disables BitLocker for the specified BitLocker volume. BitLocker begins decrypting data on C: immediately.

————–Example 2————–
Disable BitLocker for all volumes
PS C:>$Dis= Get-BitLockerVolume
PS C:>Disable-BitLocker -MountPoint $Dis
This example disables BitLocker encryption for all volumes.
The first command uses Get-BitLockerVolume to get all the BitLocker volumes for the current computer and stores them in the $Dis variable.
The second command disables BitLocker encryption for all the BitLocker volumes stored in the $Disvariable. BitLocker begins decrypting data on the volumes.

You can check the Version, CommandType and Source of this cmdlet by giving below command.

Get-Command Disable-BitLocker

Get-Command Disable-BitLocker powershell script command cmdlet bitlocker

You can also read about

  • Enable-BitLocker
  • Lock-BitLocker
  • Resume-BitLocker
  • Suspend-BitLocker
  • Unlock-BitLocker
  • Get-BitLockerVolume

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