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bit locker encryption failed because of Power failure

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    bit locker encryption failed because of Power failure

    I was encrypting my 1T external WD hard drive with bit locker while power failed and now when I try to open my drive it says the drive is not ready despite I have the password and key, I never used any method or software I think software cant help me in this case, is any one know a solid solution to recover my data. and is the data recovery specialist can do it in the data recovery center.? any solid solution?

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    The normal procedure would be to format the drive and then restore your data from the backup you made previously. All files of any importance need at least one backup copy while those of particular importance require 2 or more backup copies. Making major changes to the drive, such as encrypting it, makes this doubly important. Data can be lost for a wide variety of causes and you need to be prepared when, not if, something happens. Data recovery after the fact is always hit or miss.

    Sorry, I can't help with data recovery.
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bit locker encryption failed because of Power failure

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