- To determine if encryption is enabled for a Windows system, first click on the search icon in the lower left of your screen.
Type in the term "Bitlocker."
When you type in the term ‘bitlocker’ the search window will display “Manage Bitlocker.” If you do not see a “Manage Bitlocker” option, it means you may have typed the phrase in too fast for Windows to have completed a search. Try it again, more slowly.
Click on the Mange Bitlocker box.
When you click on Manage Bitlocker, a new window will open up, and will let you know if it is not encrypted:
Or, if it is encrypted: