How to recover deleted/lost files from Bitlocker encrypted USB flash drive?
We had a employee who lost lots of valuable data on a Bitlocker encrypted USB flash drive. The drive conversion table has been corrupted and they didn't back up the data on the server, how to recover lost data from Bitlocker encrypted USB flash drive?
Solution 1: Professional Bitlocker data recovery software
There is an easy-to-use and professional Bitlocker data recovery software: M3 Bitlocker Recovery, it can help you to recover deleted/lost files from Bitlocker encrypted USB flash drive, recover data from corrupted, formatted, failed, inaccessible Bitlocker encrypted USB flash drive, USB stick, USB key, thumb drive, memory card, SD card, etc.
Tutorial to recover deleted/lost files from Bitlocker encrypted USB flash drive
Step 1: Download, install and launch M3 Bitlocker Recovery on your computer.
Step 2: Select the Bitlocker USB flash drive which you want to recover data from and click Next to continue.
Step 3: Enter the password or 48-digit Bitlocker recovery key to decrypt data from Bitlocker USB flash drive.
Step 4: Scan the lost data from Bitlocker USB flash drive.
Step 5: After the lost data is found from Bitlocker USB flash drive, please select them and click "Recover" to save.
Solution 2: Recover deleted/lost files from Bitlocker encrypted USB flash drive with Bitlocker Repair Tool
The BitLocker Repair Tool (Repair-bde) is a command-line tool included with Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and later. This tool can be used to access encrypted data on a severely damaged drive if the drive was encrypted by using BitLocker Drive Encryption. It is used especially for the extraction of data from under locked BitLocker drive.
Tutorial to recover lost data from corrupted, failed, inaccessible Bitlocker encrypted USB flash drive with Bitlocker Repair Tool
Step 1: Run CMD in administrator mode
Step 2: Run the Repair-bde command like so: repair-bde (flashdrive letter): (recoverypath)\(filename).img -rp 11111-22222-......(Bit Locker Recovery Key)
Step 3: Mount the .img file to a drive
Step 4: Use common data recovery software such as M3 Data Recovery (Choose Data Recovery module on M3 Data Recovery home window) to recover data from this mounted drive
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