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

16 Apr 2016   #30
fahadbaig

windows 8.1 pro 64 bit
 
 

i have entered exactly the same recovery key which matches the identifier code


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16 Apr 2016   #31
fahadbaig

windows 8.1 pro 64 bit
 
 

after running that recovery command my drive is status is this whats this means now


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16 Apr 2016   #32
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

From your screenshot, it looks like it may be a permissions issue instead.

As a test, use the tutorial below to add a "Take Ownership" context menu, then take ownership of the E: drive to see if that may allow you to be able to access it afterwards.

Take Ownership - Add to Context Menu in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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