Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected

OMG! I spent hours trying to solve Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected.  The user may not be able to provide required input to unlock the volume.  I just had to post for future reference as I will surely forget this in a months time. I have been enabling Bitlocker encryption for pre-boot … Continue reading Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected

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SEP Client …Block Traffic From IP Address… Event ID 8003, 8009, and 8019 Master Browser

SEP Client may sometimes block traffic from IP Address on the Local Area Network when workstations are part of a Workgroup and not Domain joined due to Master Browser/ Computer Browser service and will generate Event ID 8003, Event ID 8009, and Event ID 8019.   Symantec Endpoint Protection Port Scan attack is logged The … Continue reading SEP Client …Block Traffic From IP Address… Event ID 8003, 8009, and 8019 Master Browser

Surface Pro stuck on Surface Screen and Won’t Turn On

For a Surface Pro 3 that is stuck on the Surface screen and won't turn on, holding down the + Volume button and the Power button for 15 seconds may fix the problem for you.  There are other ways you can try and fix a Surface Pro stuck on Surface Logo screen that won't start … Continue reading Surface Pro stuck on Surface Screen and Won’t Turn On

BitLocker – Too Many Pin Entry Attempts – Enter the Recovery Key to Get Going Again – Reset TPM Lockout

On system drives that have been encrypted with Bitlocker to enable pre-boot authentication, users may at one time or another find themselves locked out from the computer.  If too may pin entry attempts are made by the user, an administrator will have to enter the recovery key to get it going again.  Additionally, the administrator … Continue reading BitLocker – Too Many Pin Entry Attempts – Enter the Recovery Key to Get Going Again – Reset TPM Lockout

Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows 10 Compatability

Is Symantec Endpoint Protection compatible with Windows 10? Only if it is the latest Symantec Endpoint Protection version 12.1.6.  Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 and previous versions are not compatible with Windows 10. With Microsoft upgrading Windows 7 and Windows 8 to their newest OS platform, Windows 10, businesses are evermore challenged in keeping their security … Continue reading Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows 10 Compatability

Windows 8 BitLocker Pre Boot Authentication

Healthcare institutions can no longer say they don't have a need for drive encryption.  Federal laws will only get tougher as the years go by and we are having to encrypt everything ePHI.  Now that many of us are on Windows 8 we have a "free" encryption option that is built in, Bitlocker. With Bitlocker … Continue reading Windows 8 BitLocker Pre Boot Authentication