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Does Bitlocker work with WD My Passport Pro 2TB portable RAID storage

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I am thinking about buy a WD My Passport Pro 2TB portable RAID storage.
However, I need it secure with Windows 7 Bitlocker.
Has anyone encrypted this particular WD model with Bitlocker?
A pic of this is attached.
Thank you.
Pic-0407-WD-My-Passport-Pro.pdf
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by:Gareth Gudger
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I don't have any first hand experience with that drive but it is my understanding that BitLocker To Go was hardware agnostic.
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Hi.

That drive has a thunderbolt interface. I looked it up and http://it-tutorials.us/windows/optimizing-windows-8-security-(part-2)---bitlocker-and-bitlocker-to-go.aspx says, thunderbolt drives can be used.
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by:ThomasJue
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McKnife,

I read your reference and it answers my question. Thank you.
Thanks also to diggisaur.

Thomas
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Update.  I mistakenly purchased this for a PC.  Unfortunately, the WD Thunderbolt drives are for Mac's.  I didn't realize this until I opened the box.
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Not only for Macs. Take http://www.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/not-just-macs-thunderbolt-rumbles-pcs-233786 as a reference. Of course your PC needs such an interface.
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McKnife,

I did not know that.  Great article.  Thank you!

Thomas
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Welcome.
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