BitLocker Drive Encryption Service
Windows 7 Service Details
New Service in Windows 7. Included in Ultimate Only
BDESVC hosts the BitLocker Drive Encryption service. BitLocker Drive Encryption provies secure startup for the operating system, as well as ful volume encryption for the OS, fixed or removable volumes. This service allows BitLocker to prompt users for various actions related to their volumes when mounted, and unlocks volumes automatically without user interaction. Additionally, it stores recovery information to Active Directory, if available, and, if necessary, ensures the most recent recovery certificates are used.
Consequences of Stopping:
Stopping or disabling the service would prevent users from leveraging this functionality
All services listed in 'Required For' will be unable to function