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Disable FileVault

For Technical Support Providers: Instructions to disable FileVault

This article applies to: FileVault

This information is intended for technical support providers. End-users should contact their technical support for assistance.
  1. Open System Preferences, then select Security & Privacy.
  2. Click the FileVault tab.
  3. If the padlock icon at the lower left is locked, click it and enter admin credentials.
  4. Click Turn Off FileVault.


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