Error code after enabling Bitlocker in Task Sequence when deploying image by using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008: "-2147467259"

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Symptom

When using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 to deploy a Bitlocker Ready Image of Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008, you receive the following error message when deploying the image:

Unable to find BdeHdCfg.exe. rc=1
Unable to merge BDE partition BdHdCfg Code:1
Unable to merge BDE partition
ZTIERROR - Non-Zero return code by ZTIBde. rc=1
Non-zero return code executing command "C:\Minint\Tools\x86\TsmBootstrap.exe"
/env:SAContinue. rc=-2147467259

Cause

Bitlocker Drive Preparation Utility files are missing from the distribution share.

Resolution



Obtain the Bitlocker Drive Preparation Utility and install it to a Windows Vista SP1 or to Windows Server 2008 environment.

For more information, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

933246 Description of the BitLocker Drive Preparation Tool

After doing so, copy the contents of the installed directory (C:\Program Files\Bitlocker) to the appropriate folder in the MDT distribution share (e.g. \distribution\tools\x86 or \distribution\tools\x64 for example). Make sure you copy the language folder with it (e.g. en-US).

Update your Deployment point and redeploy the image.

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Article ID: 969547 - Last Review: March 26, 2009 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
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