If Bitlocker fails to encrypt Drive, or you want Bitlocker removed, this walkthrough shows how to restore boot for active primary partition, and remove Bitlocker created partition
How to Remove Bitlocker and Repair Boot Manager
First you will need the vista installation disk so you will be able to repair your boot manager.
In the vista disk managment tool mark C: as active(or whatever is the default partition)
start>right click Computer>click Manage>click Disk Management>right click select Drive (C), and click "mark partition as active"
Restart your computer.
Boot up the vista install disk.
When the language selection screen comes up click next.
Click the repair link.
SATA Hard-Drives will need to have the driver loaded from the Drive Selection Screen
Select the c: partition.
Click repair boot manager.
When it has finished restart your computer.
This repair step for unknown reason may have to be repeated twice
In the vista disk manager convert the 1.5 gb partition into unallocated space.
Extend C: so that it uses all the unallocated space.
Everything should be back to normal
You may notice the following startup program after removal of Bitlocker
This registry entry can be removed by editing the registry or removing the check in system configuration "startup"
start>type "msconfig" in search without quotations and goto the startup tab and uncheck fveNotify.exe entry
start>type "regedit" in search without quotations> and navigate to the following:
and delete fveNotify.exe entry.
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