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How to Recover Formatted BitLocker Encrypted Hard Drive

Posted on Jul 21, 2016 by Jean to Data Recovery


BitLocker recovery tutorial guide aims to help recover data from formatted BitLocker encrypted hard drive. EaseUS hard drive recovery tool also supports to recover hard drive, memory card, USB flash drive, pen drive data that was encrypted or locked by encryption software like BitLocker, TrueCrypt and so on. Download this recovery tool to recover data from BitLocker encrypted hard drive now.

About BitLocker Encrypted Hard Drive in Windows Vista/XP/7/8/8.1/10

BitLocker, a full disk encryption feature included in Windows Vista and later Windows version is designed to safeguard data by providing encryption for entire volumes. Encrypting hard drive data with BitLocker can effectively avoid data theft and crucial data leak, because no one except the owner himself who has the decryption code or BitLocker password can decrypt/unlock hard drive and access to the data as protected.

However, at the time BitLocker protects data from being stolen or exposed to others, it's prone to lose data, too. For example, data loss while extending or shrinking BitLocker encrypted hard drive to adjust the volume size; mistakenly deleted BitLocker encrypted hard drive partition; quick format hard drive without doing backup; virus infected hard drive and erase all data on it. 

Recover Data from Formatted, Lost, Deleted BitLocker Encrypted Hard Drive Partition

Once your hard drive encrypted by BitLocker suffers from severe data loss, it's necessary to do an instant encrypted hard drive data recovery with the best data recovery software. Use your BitLocker encryption password to decrypt hard drive, after which disable BitLocker and recover data with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, the highly recommended BitLocker hard drive data recovery software by millions of users in the world.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the BitLocker encrypted hard drive and click "Scan" to search for all the lost and existing files.

Recover formatted BitLocker encrypted hard drive - select to scan the specific disk

Step 2. A quick scan will start first. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Recover formatted BitLocker encrypted hard drive - run quick scan and deep scan

Step 3. After the scan, select the found data and click "Recover" button to retrieve them back from the formatted BitLocker encrypted hard drive. Here, you'd better save all the recovered files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

Recover formatted BitLocker encrypted hard drive data