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Enabling BitLocker makes BIOS POST very slow

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Hello, i turned on bitlocker on my  win7 ultimate 64bit install and now the thinkpad screen POST takes forever (up to 25 secs) just to get past the "thinkpad" logo screen.  Why is is doing that? i have a thinkpad t61 with a core2 duo 2.50Ghz with 4GB ram and a 7200 rpm drive
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Commented:
I use Truecrypt instead of BitLocker.

I think it's better /easier to use.

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No fix for this yet....

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