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Windows 7: BitLocker Drive Encryption - Unlock a Locked Data or Removable Drive

19 Jul 2016   #40
Banker

Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit
 
 

I have tried to use the recovery ID in the command and it seems to be running , but it has been on 1% for 10 minutes but I am gonna leave it over night and see.


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19 Jul 2016   #41
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's good news so far. It can take a long time though.
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20 Oct 2016   #42
francki3

windows 7 32 bit
 
 
bitlocker recovery key

Please I need your help I was able to get recovery key identification now need recovery key.
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20 Oct 2016   #43
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello francki3, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The BitLocker recovery key is something that you would have needed to already have backed up to be able to use to recover with.

If you don't have it, then you will not be able to recover the drive.
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16 May 2017   #44
haren

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

HI,
I hope someone can help me.
I have a thumb drive locked with bitlocker. I had pulled it out without safely ejecting it, and now everytime i plug it in the computer does not recognize it. It just says "removable disk (H" and i cant open it.
I would like to retrieve my files from the thumb drive as soe are quite important.
Tried using elevated command prompt and BitLocker Repair Tool from your tutorial but didnt work.

Please help. Thanks


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16 May 2017   #45
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Haren, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The drive doesn't appear to be encrypted by BitLocker looking at its icon.

As a test, use the command from the tutorial below to check BitLocker status for the drive.

manage-bde -status H:

BitLocker Status - Check for Drive in Windows
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16 May 2017   #46
haren

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi it says volume does not exist :-(


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16 May 2017   #47
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

What does Disk Management (diskmgmt.msc) show for the drive?

As a test, try connecting it to a different USB port to see if it may be an issue with this one.

Does it do the same on another PC?
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16 May 2017   #48
haren

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

diskmgmt.msc just say "no media", and yes --on all other computers i tried. It was working well just few days ago. This is what i mean by the computer does not recognise it
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16 May 2017   #49
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It appears that the USB flash drive may have died on you.
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