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Windows 7: BitLocker Drive Encryption - Unlock a Locked OS Drive

26 Dec 2013   #20
Ankit26

Window 7 Ultimate - 32 bit operating system
 
 

Hey friends,

Seven forum is really my last hope. I had locked my 1 TB harddisk more than 1 yr back with BitLocker drive. And I have recovery key generated after encryption (but I would like to tell that at that time encryption could get complete only uptill 47%). Everything was going on very well and recovery key as well. But suddenly from last 3 days, the BitLocker drive is not accepting the key...if I type it, it declares it wrong (I have checked it 100 times, it IS right)and says recovery error, type it again.Also if I try to copy recovery key from a USB drive, it says there is no recovery key in USB drive........I dont know what to do. I have very imp documents in it. Also, I have recovery key which should be sufficient to unlock it. It has been responding in the same way in other computers as well. Help me.


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26 Dec 2013   #21
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ankit, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Does the identification number given in the wizard match with the recovery key .txt file on the USB flash drive like in the screenshots under steps 7A in Option Two?
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26 Dec 2013   #22
Ankit26

Window 7 Ultimate - 32 bit operating system
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Ankit, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Does the identification number given in the wizard match with the recovery key .txt file on the USB flash drive like in the screenshots under steps 7A in Option Two?
Thanks for replying. I think u meant recovery key identification. Yes it matches completely. Infact I had been using same .txt file for more than a year to open my HD in other desktops.

Brink, Is there any solution to the problem I mentioned above ???
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26 Dec 2013   #23
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You might see if you may be able to recover the BitLocker drive using the method in the tutorial below. Be sure to read all of the information at the top of the tutorial for important requirements.

BitLocker Repair Tool - Recover Drive in Windows 7 and 8
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16 Mar 2015   #24
Ankit11

windows 7 enterprises 32 bit
 
 

when i am installing windows 7 enterprise os in my laptop,
After installation complete my other drive is encrypted with bitlocker.
i dont have any key, it is showing only Key id
how i am going to recover my data.
Please help..................
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17 Mar 2015   #25
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ankit,

Without a password or recovery key, there is no access to recover the data. That's how BitLocker is designed to protect your data. If all else fails, you could format the drive to be able to use it again, but you will lose all data on it.
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15 Apr 2016   #26
fahadbaig

windows 8.1 pro 64 bit
 
 

i have changed my laptop windows 10 to 8.1 pro 64 bit now my drive is encrypted through bit locker now i entered correct password and recovery key but not accepted. plzz help data is very important.!!!!
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15 Apr 2016   #27
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello fahadbaig, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if you may be able to use a method in the tutorial below to recover your BitLocker encrypted drive.

BitLocker Repair Tool - Recover Drive in Windows 7 and 8
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15 Apr 2016   #28
fahadbaig

windows 8.1 pro 64 bit
 
 

when i give command for recovery key after all data processing nothing happens only this is shown and no single bit of my data is decrypted to new volume na d now im using windows 10. plz help what should i do now.


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15 Apr 2016   #29
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello fahadbaig,

It appears that you are not using the correct password or recovery key for that drive.
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