BitLocker is a full disk encryption feature included with selected editions of Windows Vista and later version. It is designed to protect your data as well as help protect against the unauthorized changes to your system.
BitLocker recovery is a process to restore the data on a corrupted BitLocker drive when unlocking the drive doesn't work. BitLocker recovery process requires the password or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key to decrypt the data from the drive.
A txt file, USB drive, physically printed, Microsoft account or Azure Active Directory account can store BitLocker recovery key. Learn how to find lost 48-digit BitLocker recovery key.
M3 BitLocker Recovery is a BitLocker recovery tool to recover lost files from BitLocker encrypted drive after providing password or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key.
Unlike common data recovery, BitLocker data recovery requires intact BitLocker metadata and the password or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key to decrypt data.
Data drive: The password and 48-digit BitLocker recovery key are required to decrypt data from the BitLocker encrypted drive.
OS drive: 48-digit BitLocker recovery key is the only way to decrypt the data due to trusted platform module. After the BitLocker encrypted computer or Surface failed/crashed, M3 Data Recovery WinPE bootable media can rescue your data easily.
Password and 48-digit BitLocker recovery key are not working. When BitLocker metadata is intact, M3 BitLocker Recovery can recover data after providing password & 48-digit BitLocker recovery key.
Physical damage. The hardware issue is beyond any BitLocker data recovery software. In this case, send the physically failed BitLocker encrypted drive to a local data recovery service for help.
BitLocker metadata corruption. The BitLocker metadata was used to store the password and 48-digit BitLocker recovery key when encrypting the drive. Sometimes, the area on the disk which holds BitLocker metadata was severely damaged or overwritten. In this situation, the lost data cannot be decrypted even if you have the correct password and recovery key.
Password and 48-digit BitLocker recovery key are lost or unknown. M3 BitLocker Recovery won't break into your BitLocker encrypted drive if you lost the password and 48-digit BitLocker recovery key. This is as much of a policy issue as it is a technological limitation. Maybe the 3rd-party BitLocker password brute-force cracking tool can recover the forgotten BitLocker password by running a attack.
Data recovery varies and is a complicated case, we highly suggest you try M3 BitLocker Recovery Trial version before purchasing, because trial version has a built-in Preview function - How to preview files.
Tips: M3 BitLocker Recovery Technician has been integrated into M3 Data Recovery Technician.
BitLocker encrypted drive not accessible
When BitLocker encrypted drive is not accessible, you have to find a BitLocker recovery software, such as M3 BitLocker Recovery. This BitLocker recovery tool can recover lost data from a corrupted, failed, inaccessible, damaged BitLocker encrypted drive, etc.
Formatted BitLocker encrypted drive by mistake
If BitLocker drive is formatted by Windows 7/8/10 built-in format tool, formatting has damaged BitLocker metadata so that lost data cannot be recovered. If you formatted BitLocker drive through other operating system or other method, try M3 BitLocker Recovery Trial to recover lost data.
Deleted or lost BitLocker encrypted partition
As a BitLocker partition recovery software, M3 BitLocker Recovery can find the deleted or lost BitLocker encrypted partition and recover data.
If M3 BitLocker Recovery doesn't find the deleted/lost BitLocker encrypted partitions, please contact [email protected] for further analysis.
BitLocker encryption/decryption interrupted, failed
After BitLocker encryption interrupted/stuck or BitLocker decryption failed, frozen, you cannot unlock that BitLocker drive. To access the data, you have to use a BitLocker drive data recovery software: M3 BitLocker Recovery to recover data.
If you don't have the correct password or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key, M3 BitLocker Recovery won't break into your BitLocker drive. In this situation, maybe the 3rd-party professional BitLocker password recovery tool can recover the forgotten BitLocker password. Refer to: How to unlock BitLocker encrypted drive without password and recovery key?
Recover lost data from BitLocker-encrypted partitions after simply entering your recovery key, thanks to this speedy and intuitive tool. Learn more >>
M3 BitLocker Recovery is a tool that can recover damaged drives with BitLocker encryption. It's a great tool to use for recovery purposes. However, users should take into consideration the limitations and requirements that tool has in order to make a successful recovery. The drive's BitLocker metadata must not be damaged and users must be able to provide the 48-character key. Learn more >>
Launch M3 BitLocker Recovery, choose one BitLocker drive, click Next to enter password or recovery key and then scan lost data.
How it works
Download, install, launch
Download, install and launch M3 BitLocker Recovery
Select and Scan
Select the BitLocker encrypted drive and click Next to enter the password or recovery key.
Preview and Recover
Preview the documents, photos, play the videos, audios and save the recovered files.
Hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, SD card, etc. (RAID is not included). In most situations, RAID structure was corrupted so that lost data can be recovered after rebuilding RAID correctly.
Supported OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 and Windows Server 2003/2008/2012
Supported file systems: FAT32, NTFS and exFAT.
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