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Bit locker encryption failed 94% and now showing bitlocker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion

Q: Bit locker encryption failed 94% and now showing bitlocker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion

bit locker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion
i have 2tb segate hd i have stoped encryption on 94% and shut-down pc now im getting this message 'bitlocker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion' while unlocking hd what to do? i will get my data?........please
help me

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At first, I don't need to recover my data, I just want my drive back to re-use it.

How can a format my USB drive including all boot sectors which sees to be locked/write-protected by bitlocker?

My problem starts with encrypting my drive by activating bitlocker. At 30% of encryption the process halts without reason. Now, I'm unable to access my drive or resume the process.

I tried...

    ... To format with windows

   .. Remove with <gs class="GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark" ginger_software_uiphraseguid="f0c0fe56-0eaa-476b-8658-82a64c8e3dd7" id="735ef341-06b9-4a56-bc33-e86c7c034b2d">diskmgmt</gs>

   ... Remove with <gs class="GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark" ginger_software_uiphraseguid="cdb49126-51e9-4ac9-a88a-5db575ef5d2d" id="88265fce-0239-435e-8b74-482278fd5914">diskpart</gs>

   ... Repair-Bde

   ... Manage-bed

   ... Ubuntu live CD

   ... Mass production tool software, to override the whole stick

Nothing worked. The only thing which worked was once the software M3 Bitlocker recovery Free, but just one time to access the locked partition. But, as mentioned, I don't need to recover my data. With that tool, I'm not able to wipe the drive.

That Bitlocker protects my data till the end is good, but that it breaks my data and my hardware in such a case is not fair.

How can I break the write-protection mode to f... Read more

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Hi Mr/Ms
I
flash
drive encrypted
with BitLocker 
I used
this
driver for three months my computer is broken I bought a new computer    when i was try my flash disk new computer its give me this  problem 
BitLocker Drive Encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion. This could be due to either all conversion logs being corrupted or the media being write-protected
? know my passworrd but I do not know
the BitLocker
recovery key what can i do know pls some one help me 

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At first, I don't need to recover my data, I just want my drive back to re-use it.
How can a format my usb drive including all boot sectors which sees to be locked/write-protected by bitlocker?

My problem starts with decrypting my drive by deactivting bitlocker on it by entering the valid password/recovery key. At 36% of decryption the process halts without reason. Now, I'm unable to access my drive or resume the process.

I tried...
    ...to format with windows
   ..remove with diskmgmt
   ... remove with diskpart
   ... repair-bde
   ... manage-bde
   ... ubuntu live cd
   ... mass production tool software, to override the whole stick

nothing worked. The only thing which worked was once the software M3 Bitlocker recovery Free, but just one time to access the locked partition. But, as mentioned I don't need to recover my data. With that tool I'm not able to wipe the drive.

That Bitlocker protects my data till the end is good, but that it breaks my data and my hardware in such a case is not fair.
How can I break the write-protection mode to finally wipe the hard drive?

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Hi , 
I locked my external hard disk (Seagate- 1 TB) on Windows 7 laptop . The encryption was successful but when I later tried unlocking it, Its giving an error. Error
says "bitlocker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion". Please note that the Password and Recovery Key are correct and I have tried unlocking it
several times but no success.
Upon searching on internet, I came across the below thread which I yet need to try. Pray that it gets unlocked as I have got very important data locked up and the drive
volume is also 80-90% filled. 
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-7/ee523219(v=ws.10)<o:p></o:p>
Please help me out experts to get my data back.<o:p></o:p>

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"BitLocker Drive Encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion. This could be due to either all conversion logs being corrupted or media being write-protected." I am receiving this message after typing my bit-locker password
correctly on my external drive. I have tried to use the computer on which I encrypted my drive for the first time.
While encryption I lost power source of my computer when the encryption was in progress. How do I recover my drive without losing any of my data?

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Hello,
I tried to encrypt my external drive using BitLocker, but during the encryption, the usb was disconnected and
the encryption could not finished to perform. When I reconnected the drive, I could no more access the data. A pop up message saying that the "Encryption has been paused" is now on and can't resume nor access my data: please what to do?
Regards,
Filsdelhomme

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I have tried to unlock my usb stick and this message appears
 
BitLocker Drive Encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion. This could be due to either all conversion logs being corrupted or the media being write-protected. 
 
I have tried to download the Bitlocker Drive repair tool and it won't let me saying This update is not applicable to your computer. 
 
I feel just sick that I cannot open my usb I really need some help. 

A:BitLocker Drive Encryption failed

what computer are you now on when trying to unlock drive?

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Into another troule.
I wanted to encrypt my Western Digital Portable 500 GB HDD so my data would be safe.
I turned on the Bitlocker for this hard disk and set the password.
After that it started Encrypting..

I knew that it will take a long time so i went to university for lecture.
When i came back the encryption dialouge was stuck at 12.4 %.
[Snap Attached]

I kept waiting for some time but it wasn't working i pulled out the cable and inserted again...

I inserted the key and it unlocked with autorun dialogue and Encrypting Dialogue. [Snap Attached]


Clicking on *Continue without Scanning* brings the my computer windows and it starts searching but doesn't open the harddisk.

All this happens everytime i plug back, i have lost access to my all data thats stored on that harddisk... In my system there iz only 80GB Sata Hard containing OS.


I have tried one thing.
chkdsk /r it worked for a while but on 4th stage it stopped.

Please Can you Guys help me ? i want it to complete the encryption or decrypt whatever it has encrypted or damaged :(

Please Help ME :'(

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I was encrypting my 1T external WD hard drive with bit locker while power failed and now when I try to open my drive it says the drive is not ready despite I have the password and key, I never used any method or software I think software cant help me in this case, is any one know a solid solution to recover my data. and is the data recovery specialist can do it in the data recovery center.? any solid solution?

A:bit locker encryption failed because of Power failure

The normal procedure would be to format the drive and then restore your data from the backup you made previously. All files of any importance need at least one backup copy while those of particular importance require 2 or more backup copies. Making major changes to the drive, such as encrypting it, makes this doubly important. Data can be lost for a wide variety of causes and you need to be prepared when, not if, something happens. Data recovery after the fact is always hit or miss.

Sorry, I can't help with data recovery.

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I have an older Laptop that operates on  Windows 7 Ultimate,I have the Bitlocker Drive Encryption on and encrypted for Drive C:   I now started the process of encrypting my external usb hdd Drive E: which has a long way to go for it's large
size. During the encryption I needed to disconnect it so I paused the encryption like it says to do before removing or changing any files on it. I then plugged my drive into a newer laptop I have that operates on Windows 10,. I was prompted for the Bitlocker
Drive Encryption Password screen like normal just like on my Windows 7 laptop so I enter the password and it was correct and it began the encryption process again. When I finished with what I needed to do on the Windows 10 laptop I paused the encryption again
and disconnected the drive. I am now back on my Windows 7 Ultimate OS and plugged the drive in, Bitlocker Encryption Password Screen comes up again and I entered my password but now for some reason it's saying the password is incorrect?  "But It's
not incorrect",is there a reason why this has happen and a way to fix it? My second issue is that I have the recovery key written down on paper but on the fifth line of the eight lines that makes the recovery key I left out a number,did not write it correctly,
there for I cannot just reset my password using the key and get back to normal again. Any way to find the lost number to the key? As I do have the rest of it written correctly please help tha... Read more

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Installing MBAM with SCCM 2007. Normally works fine. On one workstation however...
On SCCM it fails. Without details.
When trying to run C:\Program Files\Microsoft\MDOP MBAM\MBAMClientUI.exe manually the error comes up. "BitLocker drive encryption has a problem and must close. BitLocker will close now. Contact the help desk of your company if you need additional help.
Details: Error fetching the encryption percentage complete."

Any ideas?

A:BitLocker drive encryption has a problem and must close. Details: Error fetching the encryption percentage complete.

ERROR: An error occurred (code 0x8004100e):
Invalid namespace

Figured it out...
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756402

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hello team,

i have laptop with below are details

dell inspiron 15 

service tag #129ZVJ2

the os is going to crash and hdd is now showing encrypted i have important data in it

kindly do the need full.

thanks

regards

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I recently encrypted a laptop with the HP Client Security Drive Encryption to replace a laptop an employee was using (Neither were a new laptop). Shortly after dropping the laptop off, it crashed and would come up with error 0xc0000098 for the boot\bcd.  I've attempted rebuilding the MBR, any manner of attempting to slave the hard drive to gain access to the main partition, and running software to try and recover the information, but nothing is working. The most ideal way to go about this would be to somehow decrypt the OS partition so i can pull the data i need from it.

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Looking through MSINFO32 I see the line: Device Encryption Support Reasons for failed automatic device encryption: Un-allowed DMA capable bus/device(s) detected What does it mean? My laptop C:\ drive is encrypted the whole thing. Does this mean I have a problem? I have these lines too: Secure Boot State On PCR7 Configuration Bound

System Information report written at: 09/22/17 20:02:42System Name: DESKTOP-4PCRIDJ[System Summary]
Item Value OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Version 10.0.15063 Build 15063 Other OS Description  Not Available OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Name DESKTOP-4PCRIDJ System Manufacturer Dell Inc. System Model XPS 15 9560 System Type x64-based PC System SKU 07BE Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700HQ CPU @ 2.80GHz, 2801 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s) BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. 1.5.0, 8/30/2017 SMBIOS Version 3.0 Embedded Controller Version 255.255 BIOS Mode UEFI BaseBoard Manufacturer Dell Inc. BaseBoard Model Not Available BaseBoard Name Base Board Platform Role Mobile Secure Boot State On PCR7 Configuration Bound Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32 Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1 Locale United States Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.... Read more

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Hello, I'm from Mongolia I Have HP desktop computer, I have a problem. I can not log in Windows. Windows is locked. I know password, but wrong. I can not recovery. Help me

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Hello, I'm from Mongolia I Have HP desktop computer, I have a problem. I can not log in Windows. Windows is locked. I know password, but wrong. I can not recovery. Help me

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Hello, I have a business notebook HP ProBook 430 G3, Win 7 64-Bit and have encrypted the hard drive using HP Drive Encryption Version 8.6.29.25. If I try to copy the recovery key to an USB stick I get an error:"Sicherung auf RemovableDrive fehlgeschlagen: -2147024894" Sorry, the language of my Windows is German so I'll try to translate error message:"Backup to RemovableDrive failed: -2147024894"   I tried different USB sticks, I formated the USB sticks Fat32, max 2GB, I can copy files to the USB sticks, I can read from the USB stick but I can not copy  the recovery key. Additionally I tried to copy the recovery key to OneDrive. I got no error but I can't find the key in OneDrive. HP Protect Tools is not installed. It doesn't matter if the notebook is a domain member or not. Inout domain we don't control USB sticks using GPOs or other rules. When I encrypting other HP notebooks (i.e.. HP Probook 4340s, all domain members), I was able to copy the recovery key to an USB stick without any problems.  If you need further information please let me know. Martin

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My computer is running windows 7. It have 5 partition: C (windows), D, E, F, I. D: and F: partition is encrypted with bitlocker. I tried to shrink D for 2GB free volume wih diskmgmt in windows 7. After that, F: drive disappear on windows but It still appear on diskmgmt as unlocated partition. I tried to used Active recovery partition but It cannot solve the problem. Please tell me how?
Many thanks,

A:How to recover a unallocated partition with bitlocker encryption

Hello John,

Could you post a screenshot of your Disk Management window showing all of your HDD's layout to help us better understand what options you may have?

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I'd like a moment to discuss BIT LOCKER drive encryption, which is owned by microsoft. This is a software and hardware implementation of DATA Security and Protection which is implemented VIA a logic board thatuses A TPM (Trusted Platform Management) header on the board, which is usually attached to the side panel of a given tower. Further, Bit-Locker Requires a Secondary Partition for the purpose of maintaining a security Key (User Password) and deriving Hardware information about the Logic Board and potentially other system components.This is all fine and Dandy, until your hardware Fails or you forget a password.Let's discuss these in brief detail.Scenario 1: Hardware FailureIt's 2pm on friday afternoon you've just finished a business proposal due on Monday morning. Suddenly the power surges, and the lights go out. after about twenty minutes, power is returned and everything seems to be going fine. You decide to check your previous work on the proposal you've just completed.The computer won't boot, no big deal, the office IT person can simply place the HDD into and external case and hook it up to a working machine VIA USB. But wait, you have Bit-Locker implented. And you're secure!W/O that original Logic board however your DATA (and that uber project) are lost in the perils of technology advancement. Say goodbye to your Raise.Apparently if you remember the Password or have a USB key with the Encrypted Key you can still Retrieve your DATA. There may be more to it than th... Read more

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Hi,

I have a problem on my MI Notebook Pro device.
Reasons for failed automatic device encryption: Hardware Security Test Interface failed and device is not InstantGo. Any solution available?

Looking forward to your support.

Thanks,

Mahmudur

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Have just downloaded the Bios Upgrade version 2.2 (QG40 BIOS_W220.exe), but I inadvertently omitted to turn the 'Bit Locker Drive Encryption of Windows Vista' off first, as Toshiba had advised.
Is there any corrections I can make to rectify this omission and ensure the G40 and the software operate correctly?

A:Bit Locker Drive Encryption of Windows Vista

try to use a free program called Truecrypt - Free Open-Source Disk Encryption Software

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I am really worried about the bit locker encryption, when I start the encryption I didn't have any requirement to do the
encryption. I just saw the encryption word and push the start button. Actually it was a very foolish action I have ever made.
Because I didn't know about the encryption and didn't know the bit locker encryption as well.
The encryption was not happened completely and I removed the drive after 30 seconds.Now I
cnt access the data most of the photos of my children and other excel files.

My laptop OS windows enterprise( Service pack 1 )System type 32-bit Operating System
I tried to use recovery key the massage was "error recovering G:The recovery key you typed is not correct. Type it again"
I was trying to use this key for several times.
Finally I used the command prompt- by googling




BitLocker Drive Encryption Recovery Key 

 The recovery key is used to recover the data on a BitLocker protected drive.

To verify that this is the correct recovery key compare the identification with what is presented on the recovery screen.

Recovery key identification: B6771FC7-482A-4A
Full recovery key identification: B6771FC7-482A-4A63-AAB0-F5DBB0E31552

BitLocker Recovery Key:
307527-053647-197428-295262-097537-639298-043054-147532

I did not start the bit locker recovery tool optionsince i do not have much knowledge about the command prompt and technical knowledge , is it better to get 3rd party support on this f... Read more

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Device: Dell Vostro 3460 without TPM
OS: Microsoft 7 Enterprise 
So one of our user's laptop screen got broken, my colleague dcrypted hard drive, I suppose he must have done data transfer through window's tool, installed it in another laptop (same model) and now we can't run bit locker, Everything seems to be as it should
be,  This article explains this issue
http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/sln248266/gpo-setting-can-cause-the-bitlocker-drive-configuration-tool-to-fail-to-properly-create-a-bitlocker-partition?lang=en

Error Message: he startup key could not be created try again or restart the bit-locker wizard

Have anyone faced similar situation before? how did it get resolved?  Thanks 

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Bit Locker Drive Encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion.
This could be due to either all conversion logs being corrupted or the media being write-protected  

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can somebody help i use the bitlocker drive encryption and i freeze it in 80% encryption and now i can't access my USB flash drive i try to format it and it's always say "windows was unable to complete the format" my USB flash drive is protect by bitlocker drive encryption when i unlock my USB flash drive in bitlocker drive encryption it's always say "the device is not ready" Please Help ! i want to format my usb flash drive can someone help me??

A:Help me !! bitlocker drive encryption

Hello James,

Please perform the following:

1. Download and Save to desktop from this link:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012

2. Once saved, run the tool. Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.

3. Click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages), and then paste into your next reply.

Regards,

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BitLocker Drive Encryption
i have it in my Control Panel..
is it an unwanted program or something?
thnks in advance~~

A:BitLocker Drive Encryption

Bit Locker is a built-in feature of Windows 7 and is completely safe. It's Microsoft's full-disk-encryption implementation. Read more here.

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hi hw r u i want to know abt the drive encryption option in windw 7 i used Bitlocker drive encryption to lock or save my drive data(confidential data) frm others. ques is that this encryptn method is right i mean it will damage my hard disk or not . kindly tell me and if u tell me more methods for protection i really appreciate u.thanks

A:Bitlocker drive encryption

It will not damage the HDD just make sure you save the "Key" in a save place not on the computer (A hard copy on paper and a digital copy on a thumb drive two backups of the key is best) also the Windows OS partition or HDD can not be encrypted using Bitlocker.

Set up your hard disk for BitLocker Drive Encryption - Microsoft Windows Help

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Hi,

I have been having some issues when trying to turn Bitlocker on in C:

I have followed the instructions as per this forum to enable a Startup key in gpedit.msc as I dont have TPM which worked.

After following the instructions, Windows Bitlocker asked me to insert a USB to save the startup key to. This appeared to save and then moved onto the next step where I took down the recovery key etc... and finally restarted to make sure my system was compatible before encryption started.

Upon restart, Windows said that it couldnt find a key on the USB drive. After further investigation I found that windows did not save the key to the USB after all even checked as a hidden file. It will save the text file (recovery key) to usb but not the bek file for the startup key.

I have tried this several times but each time it wont save although the system dosent say there has been a problem and moves on to the next stage.

The USB is a 2gb cruzer with the smart drive software removed and re-formatted to NTFS. I have also tried this on other USB drives with no luck and the USB drives work as Iam able to write other things to it?

Any help would be greatly appriciated as I have searched this forum and MS forums with no luck.

Thanks
Marc

A:Bitlocker Drive Encryption using USB

Same problem here. Different USB drives or different usb ports didn't change anything.

Any ideas?

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While using BitLocker Drive Encryption feature, i selected the settings for using the USB to store the security key. But, once I restarted my PC, BitLocker didn't recognized the USB and went into recovery mode.

Can anyone suggest as to why the USB key was not taken into consideration?

A:BitLocker Drive Encryption

Windows Vista didn't provided any means by which a user working on Windows XP could access a shared folder of an BitLocker encrypted drive. But, this feature was provided in Win 7 in the form of BitLocker To Go feature.

So, my question is, isn't it hampers the main motive that was behind BitLocker Drive Encryption feature?

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I am running Windows 7 Ultimate. There is one user account on the computer - mine.

I have a .tar.gz file on my filesystem, and I tried to encrypt it by right clicking Properties, going to Advanced, and clicking the checkbox for encryption. While encrypting the file, Windows gave me some error on insufficient resources to complete the request. I told it to Ignore (bad idea?).

Anyway, I am now completely unable to access the file. I am the owner, as I am the only user on the computer. Whatever I try, I get "Access Denied".

Is the file basically hosed?

Oh, and I tried creating a new file in the same directory and encrypting it the same way I tried the first file. No error encrypting, and I am able to decrypt w/o issue as well.
 

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Requested sir
                        first when i stored my all data in my seagate hard drive then i used to put a password in my hard drive and in that
similar moment my laptop was discharged and closed and due to that now i am unable to open and access my seagate hard drive , also i have with me the correct password and the recovery key with me . but yet its not working . please do help me to open my bit
locker encryption to open my hard drive .

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Hi, I have status code:oxc0210000. I do not have original disc any more. what is the solution?

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Notebook Latitude E7450, entra tela azul, depois tela de reparo automático e depois pede chave para desbloquear o drive. 
Ao selecionar para digitar manualmente, o teclado não permite digitar letras, somente números, sendo que a chave contém letras e números.
O que fazer? preciso urgente resolver.
Obrigada,

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Hi Guys I did bitlocker drive encryption few months back in my pc but from some days its not showing its unlocking option. Infact bitlocker drive encryption option is not available in control panel. Did any update in windows 10 removed this feature which
I do not know?
Please guide. What should I do? Have a look on pics

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Arrr, is this worth usin'. me dont want anyone takin' my Hdd out o' my pc and puttin' it in another pc. me have alot o' data thay could get me int' trouble and dont wont anyone lookin' at it. Aye, me parrot concurs.
 

A:Windows 7 BitLocker Drive Encryption

i have found that there are backdoors to BitLocker called COFEE. it is available from most torrent sites so i wont be using BitLocker
 

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I like to get my OS to be genuine. But, I only qualify for a Home Upgrade.
Anyone know of a way to still use this feature?

Without having Ultimate?

A:BitLocker Drive Encryption Without Ultimate

TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux

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Hi,

I ran the manage-bde -status command of my encrypted OS Volume Drive and it shows 100% encrypted.
Does this mean that BitLocker encrypted the ENTIRE drive?

During the BitLocker setup, I did select to Encrypt the Entire Drive instead of the Used Space option.
I just want to double check if my entire OS drive is encrypted or not.
I assume that when it shows Percentage Encrypted as 100% then I guess it did encrypt the entire drive.

Now what if I had chosen to encrypt the Used Space only, then would it still show as 100% encrypted ?
Or am I wrong?

Thanks in advance

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Waiting to receive my X1E shortly. In the meantime, will be using Bitlocker encryption on both OS and 2nd NVME drives. Wanting to know how easy it is to configure hardware encryption on these NVME drives including native integration with Bitlocker so login into Windows unlocks Bitlocker drives (not separate 3rd party unlock mechanism). I remember looking at this top a while ago and realised it wasn't easily achievable. I also wonder with the top spec i7 processor spec'd on my laptop if there's any real practical different between hardware and software encryption performance wise.

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 The windows 10 Pro computer has died, and I would like to put the in my new computer with windows 10 home.   I would like to remove the bit locker password,  so I can reinstall windows 10 pro while keeping my files and apps,  
I'm unable to do this while the drive is encrypted.  How do I remove drive encryption from the drive while I have the drive slaved to a windows 10 home computer? 

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It seems that device encryption is unavalable on my X280: The message in System Information reads: Device Encryption Support Reasons for failed automatic device encryption: Un-allowed DMA capable bus/device(s) detected   does anyone know how to find out which bus/device this is so I can remove or allow it?

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Any valued idea on how Bitlocker can be tweaked to decrypt 1TB EXTERNAL HDD faster? It took over 24Hrs to encrypt it 5 months ago. I have decided to decrypt it but seems like it will take it almost the same amount of time it took to encrypt.

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Hey guys I have a desktop That has Windows 7 Ultimate edition installed. My parents are having start up issues with the OS. When the OS starts up, Bitlocker Drive encryption Recovery comes up with and option to unlock 2 Drives which is a separate hard drive. it comes up with a recovery key of 4889F7FD. I manually type the key and click the M: Drive which is the recovery OS. It says Error Recovering Disk due to no recovery key. I click Back and it comes up with a different recovery key as F9F25CA2. If both drives have the same password would the recovery key be the same. The bitlocker says I have temparary access but doesnt log me in.

When I go to safe mode, It loads half the files and comes up with the same. Start up recovery cant fix it. when I login to safemode, it loads half the files. Does this sound like a system wipe or can I fix this with a WIndows 7 Disc.

A:Bitlocker Drive Encryption OS Start up problem

Hello Zhall, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The key number ID it gives you is only to help you reference what BitLocker Recovery Key is the correct one to enter. I sure hope that you saved or wrote down the actual BitLocker Recovery Key for that drive somewhere in case something like this happens. Without it, you're not going to be able recover the HDD very easily.

Check using the tutorial below to see if you may have the actual BitLocker Recovery Key somewhere, and how to recover the OS drive.

BitLocker Drive Encryption - Unlock a Locked OS Drive

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Havent used this laptop in ages, and am now locked out unles I enter my Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption Recovery Key or pin.  For the life of me cant recall either and have moved and cant locate any of my "notes" on this type of thing either :grrrrrr:  suggestions please!
 
This is for an HP EliteBook 8460p with Windows 7
 
TIA - Ayla[edited location by Moderator]

A:HELP! lost my windows bitlocker drive encryption recovery k...

you could try this http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=24626 

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Hi,

My external hard drive (2TB Toshiba USB 3.0) with BitLocker To Go encryption was accidentally formatted using Windows ?Quick Format? option.  My PC is running Windows 7 Home Premium.

I do have the following details in relation to the BitLocker encryption for this drive;
- BitLocker Recovery Key
- Full Recovery Key Identification
- BitLocker Password

Is there any way to restore the external drive to the ?pre-format? state so that I can recover/access the data?

The drive is in a good health, ? always removed safely by ejecting from notification area and chkdsk has no errors, ? unfortunately data wasn?t backed up as I was in process of migrating to new PC and accidentally deleted the master back-up .

Any help or suggestions would be greatly welcomed.

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Every where i look, people are saying to open BitLocker in Control Panel, but i cant find it anywhere. I am using an HP Notebook 2000 with windows 8.1. if someone could help that would be awesome!!!

A:Cant find BitLocker Drive Encryption in control panel at all! HELP!!!!!!!

Hi?
Have you ever changed a group policy setting? run "gpedit.msc", this will lauch GP Editor, then locate to User configuration\Administrative Templates\Administrative Templates\Hide specified
Control Panel items,
check whether it is enabled, and check whether you have added Microsoft.BitLockerDriveEncryption
in the list.Or you can just right click the hard drive which you want to set up BitLocker, then see whether there's an option "Turn on BitLocker".
Yolanda Zhu
TechNet Community Support

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