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Accidentally Formatted Bit-Locker Encrypted Drive!


Riley9

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I may need some help :huh:
See, my little brother accidentally formatted an encrypted partition of my HDD (Disk drive D: 100 GB to be exact) which contained really important data that I need back! It had all of my photographs from the past 5 years (which I was too lazy to back up on cloud storage).
Would this help me recover the lost data? I do have the password and the recovery key. I hope this works :(
 

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Riley9

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Okay, I have a HUGE PROBLEM! My little brother accidentally formatted a bit-locker encrypted partition on my HDD :mad: which contain a lot of important data that I was too lazy to back-up :cry:
As expected, none of the programs that recover deleted data (i.e. Recover My Files, iRecover, iUndelete, etc) did not work since the data encrypted.

Is there anything I can do to salvage the lost data? I do have the recovery keys and the password to the drive. Any suggestions and help would be appreciated.

Please, guys! I need that data back! And I know that it's not impossible to get it back. :confused:
 

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Did you see if what I posted above may be able to recover the partition?
 

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    PC/Desktop
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    CPU
    Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C to 4 Ghz)
    Motherboard
    ASRock X79 Extreme11
    Memory
    32 GB (8GBx4) G.SKILL DDR3 Quad PC3-19200 2400 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    SB Recon 3Di Integrated Chip
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    256GB OCZ Vector
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
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    Corsair Air 740
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    Corsair Hydro H115i
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    Logitech wireless K800
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    Lite-On iHBS212 12x BD Writer
    Creative F200 webcam
    Samsung CLX-3175FW Printer
    Linksys EA9500 Router
    Arris SB6190 Cable Modem
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL