How to check BitLocker metadata integrity and recover lost data from BitLocker encrypted drive with iBoysoft Data Recovery or iBoysoft BitLocker Recovery?
BitLocker metadata: The password and recovery key will be stored in BitLocker metadata on the BitLocker encrypted volume after completing the encryption. In some situations, BitLocker metadata is also currupted after BitLocker encrypted drive failed, so BitLocker metadata must be intact before using iBoysoft Data Recovery or iBoysoft BitLocker Recovery to recover lost data from BitLocker encrypted drive, otherwise, no way to decrypt data from BitLocker encrypted drive even if you have correct password or BitLocker recovery key. However, how to check BitLocker metadata integrity?
Step 1: Download iBoysoft Data Recovery or iBoysoft BitLocker Recovery and then install them to try before purchasing.
Step 2: Launch iBoysoft BitLocker Recovery (Please select BitLocker Recovery module if you install iBoysoft Data Recovery) or iBoysoft Data Recovery.
Step 3: Select BitLocker encrypted partition where you lost the data and then click Next to continue.
Step 4: The program will ask you to Enter the password or BitLocker recovery key.
Step 5: The program verifies if the password or BitLocker recovery key you entered matches the password or BitLocker recovery key recorded in BitLocker metadata.
At this step, if you receive "password is incorrect" or "recovery key is incorrect" error message as below if you are sure that you have entered the correct password or BitLocker recovery key, it means BitLocker metadata has been corrupted, please contact [email protected] for further analysis.
If you don't receive incorrect password or BitLocker recovery key error message, the program will scan the lost data. After lost data is found, you can consider purchasing the full version.
If BitLocker encrypted drive is physically failed/damaged, please send it to a local data recovery specialist for help.
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