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Drive Inaccessible After Unlocking From BitLocker

  1. #1


    India
    Posts : 11
    Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP (VirtualBox)

    Drive Inaccessible After Unlocking From BitLocker


    Hi, I tried the tutorial to lock the drive with BitLocker. But after unlocking it the drive is giving me inaccessible type of error.


    "Lock Drive" - Add to Context Menu of BitLocker Drives



    Help please!!!
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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello TWC,

    Odd, was it interrupted while it was being locked? I don't see the locked BitLocker icon on the drive.

    Try restarting the computer to see if you are able unlock the drive afterwards.
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  3. #3


    India
    Posts : 11
    Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP (VirtualBox)


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello TWC,

    Odd, was it interrupted while it was being locked? I don't see the locked BitLocker icon on the drive.

    Try restarting the computer to see if you are able unlock the drive afterwards.
    Yes.. I think so that it was interrupted by my brother.

    But now what to do ??? It is not even showing Bitlocker option!
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  4. #4


    Redmond
    Posts : 651
    Windows 8.1 x64


    You may have to use the Bitlocker repair tool to get the data off:
    Scenario 16: Using the BitLocker Repair Tool to Recover a Drive
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