System Boot Information Has Changed. You Must Supply a BitLocker Recovery Password to start this system.

2017-12-11T11:22:20+00:00 August 15th, 2011|Azure, Cloud, Windows|

After making a hardware, driver, BIOS change or experiencing a blue screen error on a machine with BitLocker enabled, you may be prompted for your recovery key with the following error:

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After entering your recovery key and logging in, the next time you perform a reboot you are prompted with the same error.

Solution:

Suspend then Resume BitLocker.

Ensure that you suspend BitLocker before making any hardware, driver, BIOS changes and then resume BitLocker once complete.