How to Recover Deleted/Lost Files From BitLocker Encrypted Drive?

2017-2-18, Posted by Admin to Windows Data Recovery

As all-in-one data recovery software, you can use Deleted File Recovery & Deep Scan Recovery features to recover lost files from a non-encrypted device. If the device you want to recovery data from is encrypted by BitLocker Drive Encryption, then you should try our BitLocker Data Recovery software Hasleo Data Recovery. Hasleo Data Recovery is definitely an advanced featured tool to rescue deleted/lost files from a BitLocker Encrypted Drive. With it, you can not only recover deleted file from a BitLocker Encrypted FAT32, exFAT and NTFS partition, but also recover lost files from a healthy, inaccessible, formatted, failed, damaged, corrupted, deleted or lost Windows BitLocker encrypted drive.

User Guide: How to use Hasleo Data Recovery to Recover Deleted/Lost Files From BitLocker Encrypted Drive?

Step 1: Choose BitLocker Data Recovery

Launch Hasleo Data Recovery and select BitLocker Data Recovery mode.

select bitlocker data recovery mode

Step 2: Select a Location to Scan

1. Please select the hard disk or partition where you lose your files, then click "Scan" button to find all BitLocker encrypted partitions on the device.

select drive to scan bitlocker partition

2. Hasleo Data Recovery will list all found BitLocker encrypted partitions on the target device.

select bitlocker encrypted partition

3. Double click the BitLocker encrypted partition you want to recovery data from, a pop-up window will appear asking you to enter the BitLocker password or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key. Enter the password or 48-digit recovery key and then click "OK" button, if the password or key matches, Hasleo Data Recovery will start scanning lost files.

enter bitlocker password

Step 3: Preview and Recover Deleted Files

When the scanning process gets finished, you can preview found files by path and types. When you locate the files you want, just select them and click on "Recover" button to save them to your hard drive or other storage device. If some files are not found, please click "Deep Scan" button to start the Deep Scan Recovery process, deep scan takes more time, but can find much more lost files.

preview deleted files


Please note that:
1. Bitlocker metadata must be intact: Bitlocker metadata was used to store the password and 48-digits recovery key when encrypting the drive with Bitlocker. In some situations, Bitlocker metadata has been corrupted so that lost data cannot be recovered even if you have correct password or recovery key.
2. Have correct password or 48-digits recovery key: The password or 48-digits recovery key is used to decrypt data from Bitlocker encrypted drive after the password or 48-digits recovery key you enter matches the password or 48-digits recovery key stored in Bitlocker metadata.
3. Don't save the recovered files to the partition where your lost files originally located. This prevents your data from geting overwriten.