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$TPM = Get-WmiObject win32_tpm -Namespace root\cimv2\security\microsofttpm |
Where-Object { $_.IsEnabled().Isenabled -eq 'True' } -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

$WindowsVer = Get-WmiObject -Query 'select * from Win32_OperatingSystem where (Version like "6.2%" or Version like "6.3%" or Version like "10.0%") and ProductType = "1"' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
$BitLockerReadyDrive = Get-BitLockerVolume -MountPoint $env:SystemDrive -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

#If all of the above prequisites are met, then create the key protectors, then enable BitLocker and backup the Recovery key to AD.
if ($WindowsVer -and $TPM -and $BitLockerReadyDrive) {

    #Creating the recovery key
    Start-Process 'manage-bde.exe' -ArgumentList " -protectors -add $env:SystemDrive -recoverypassword" -Verb runas -Wait

    #Adding TPM key
    Start-Process 'manage-bde.exe' -ArgumentList " -protectors -add $env:SystemDrive  -tpm" -Verb runas -Wait
    Start-Sleep -Seconds 15 #This is to give sufficient time for the protectors to fully take effect.

    #Enabling Encryption
    Start-Process 'manage-bde.exe' -ArgumentList " -on $env:SystemDrive -em aes256" -Verb runas -Wait

    #Getting Recovery Key GUID
    $RecoveryKeyGUID = (Get-BitLockerVolume -MountPoint $env:SystemDrive).keyprotector |
    Where-Object { $_.Keyprotectortype -eq 'RecoveryPassword' } |
    Select-Object -ExpandProperty KeyProtectorID

    #Backing up the Recovery to AD.
    manage-bde.exe  -protectors $env:SystemDrive -adbackup -id $RecoveryKeyGUID

    #Restarting the computer, to begin the encryption process

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