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bitlocker HELP

  1. #1

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    win 7,8

    bitlocker HELP

    i had 2 partitions of my 1TB External HDD encrypted with bitlocker, took backup of my laptop on it (including recovery keys backup files). formated my laptop reinstalled windows and now password works fine on one of the external HDD partition but on the other partition it is not accepting it and the recovery key identifier is also totally different.

    Any suggestions in recovering the key which is already backed up in the encrypted HDD partition.

    thinking to format HDD and than attempt data recovery but not sure if i will be able to recover all or nothing.

    update:i quick formatted one of the partition of HDD and now drive is not readable and whenever i plugged in this drive to computer it freeezed entire OS and upon unplugging it OS comes back to normal

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,864
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Teky, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    I've answered your question for this at the link below.

    Bitlocker Recovery Key - lost - Windows 7 Help Forums
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