BitLocker problem

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Hi All,

Bit of help, as I am banging my head here!

We've recently had a demand to use BitLocker to encrypt the one and only server we have. This is the file server, the DC, DHCP, DNS etc.

Half way through encrypting the OS (Server 2008 R2) C: drive, it threw up an error message:

This disk has one or more errors. Run "chkdsk /r". If these errors persist this may be indicative of a hardware fault. Contact the administrator of your system.
This put the BitLocker process into "paused", which if I try to "resume" goes straight back to "paused"

In the meantime, BitLocker has successfully encrypted the non-OS (D
drive.

Now I am not going to run chkdsk /r on a RAID array, as that would be bad, but what I want to know is what will happen if I restart the server with a half-encrypted (but paused) Operating System hard drive? Will it function as normal, or am I going to have problems with it booting up. I really don't have time at the moment to have to repair a server. As long as it boots, I am not too concerned with the OS drive being encrypted anymore.

TIA

Ade
 


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