Disallow standard users from changing the PIN or password

This policy setting allows you to configure whether or not standard users are allowed to change BitLocker volume PINs provided they are able to provide the existing PIN first. This policy setting is applied when you turn on BitLocker. If you enable this policy setting standard users will not be allowed to change BitLocker PINs or passwords. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting standard users will be permitted to change BitLocker PINs and passwords.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> FVE # DisallowStandardUserPINReset

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> BitLocker Drive Encryption -> Operating System Drives


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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