BitLocker is perhaps the most useful feature of Microsoft products of Windows Vista until today, the Windows 10. With BitLocker we can keep our data safe on an encrypted partition, Password. It can also be the solution to protect personal files from a hard drive in front ransomware virus typeBut can be a disaster if forget password encrypted with BitLocker partition.
How can we recover password encrypted with BitLocker and BitLocker partition
The password recovery starting from the moment that we do encrypt the partition. it is highly recommendedThat after encryption to make a Backup Password Recovery Key. "Recovery key”Is a string composed of 48 characters unique, with which we can unlock the drive that I BitLocker password.
If you have not made a backup when you enabled BitLocker partition is not a tragedy. You can do this by following the steps below:
1. Go to BitLocker settings. "Manage BitLocker"In control Panel.
2. Click on the option: “Back up your recovery key”
3. We now have several options. Save the unlock code to a USB flash drive, save it somewhere on your computer (not shown), print it, or save it to Microsoft Account (Most appropriate backup solution)
After saving the "recovery key" you can use it in case you forgot your BitLocker password.
How to use the BitLocker Recovery Key password if I partition
In the scenario where key recoveryCPC was saved in your account Microsoft products, unlocking a BitLocker partition for which you forgot your password is very simple. All you have to do is access the account Microsoft Key Recovery : https://onedrive.live.com/RecoveryKey and follow the login steps to reach the security key.
Copy "Recovery key" and go to the encrypted partition. We click on the partition, and in the dialog box where we are asked to enter the password, we click on “Fewer options”And enter“ recovery key ”.
After this step, the partition will be released.