How to use Ontrack EasyRecovery to recover data from Bitlocker encrypted drive?

Is there any way to recover lost data from Bitlocker encrypted drive with Ontrack EasyRecovery?

Bitlocker data recovery is different from common data recovery, it needs Bitlocker metadata and the password or 48-digit recovery key to decrypt data from Bitlocker encrypted drive.

There are two situations for Bitlocker encrypted drive data recovery:

1. If Bitlocker encrypted drive can be unlocked with the password or 48-digit recovery key, we can use Ontrack EasyRecovery to recover deleted/lost files from Bitlocker encrypted drive.

2. If Bitlocker encrypted drive is failed, inaccessible, corrupted, we need to use the professional Bitlocker data recovery software (Such as M3 Data Recovery) to recover lost data from Bitlocker encrypted drive.

Recover deleted/lost files from Bitlocker encrypted drive

If Bitlocker encrypted drive can be unlocked with the password or 48-digit recovery key, we can use Ontrack EasyRecovery to recover deleted/lost files from Bitlocker encrypted drive with following method:

Step 1: Double click Bitlocker encrypted drive in My Computer (This PC) or Disk Management and then enter the password or 48-digit recovery key to unlock Bitlocker encrypted drive.

Step 2: After Bitlocker encrypted drive is unlocked, please launch Ontrack EasyRecovery.

Step 3: Follow the wizard to scan the unlocked Bitlocker encrypted drive like a regular drive.

If Ontrack EasyRecovery fails to find deleted/lost files from Bitlocker encrypted drive or the recovered files cannot be opened, please try following solution.

Recover data from formatted, inaccessible, failed, corrupted Bitlocker encrypted drive

In fact, Ontrack EasyRecovery doesn't have the function to decrypt data from Bitlocker encrypted drive, it is why sometimes the recovered files cannot be opened. What's more, there is no way to recover lost data from Bitlocker encrypted drive with Ontrack EasyRecovery once Bitlocker encrypted drive is failed, inaccessible, corrupted, etc., so in this situation, we have to seek help from the professional Bitlocker data recovery software.

M3 Data Recovery is a professional data recovery software which can recover data from inaccessible, failed, corrupted Bitlocker encrypted drive, recover data from deleted/lost Bitlocker encrypted partition, recover data after Bitlocker drive encryption/decryption failed, stuck, interrupted, frozen, etc. as long as we provide the password or 48-digit recovery key.

Tutorial to recover lost data from Bitlocker encrypted drive with M3 Data Recovery

Step 1: Install and launch M3 Data Recovery on your computer. After that, please choose Bitlocker Recovery module.

Free data recovery software

Step 2: Please select the Bitlocker encrypted drive and click Next to continue.

Select Bitlocker encrypted drive

Step 3: Enter the password or recovery key and click OK to scan lost data from Bitlocker encrypted drive.

Scan lost data from Bitlocker encrypted drive

Step 4: After the lost data is found, please select the files you expect and just click Recover to save them.

Recover data from Bitlocker encrypted drive

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