Updating BIOS gives BitLocker Drive Encryption (BDE) warning

I’m working on updating my BIOS to the latest version. When I started the installer, I get the following message below:

BitLocker Drive Encryption

I wasn’t aware I had this feature enabled. Is there a way to retrieve this?

Actually, I figured it out with more research. For anyone that wants to know in the future to backup your BitLocker recovery key:

  1. Press the Start button and type “encryption
  2. Click “Device encryption settings
  3. The control panel should pop up, click “Back up your recovery key
  4. Click “Save to a file

Due not that this cannot be saved in the same drive as your OS (e.g. C:\). Save it on a USB or separate drive.

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