How to recover deleted files from Windows 7 BitLocker encrypted partition?

2017-8-17, Posted by Jerry to BitLocker Data Recovery

There are 4 partitions on my hard disk, one of the partitions is encrypted by Windows 7 BitLocker encryption, which preserves some files that are important to me. Recently I accidentally deleted some files from this encrypted partition, I have tried several data recovery software, but none of them can help me recover the deleted files, this makes me very depressed. The deleted files are so important to me, does anyone have any way to help me recover my lost data?

Although we are very careful when using computers, data loss due to numerous causes is an unavoidable reality in today's dodgy technological era. To recover deleted/lost files from Windows 7 BitLocker encryption, we need to use professional BitLocker Data Recovery software. Actually, there is a lot of data recovery software on the market claiming to be able to restore all deleted/lost files from BitLocker encryption partition. However, most of them failed after my tests. The only one which helped me fully recover deleted/lost files is Hasleo Data Recovery. Here you can find how to recover deleted files from Windows 7 Bitlocker encrypted partition with Hasleo Data Recovery.

User Guide: How to recover deleted files from Bitlocker encrypted partition in Windows 7 by using Hasleo Data Recovery?

Step 1: Choose BitLocker Data Recovery

Download, install and run Hasleo Data Recovery. And you will see a screen with many options of recovery. Please select BitLocker Data Recovery mode.

select bitlocker data recovery mode

Step 2: Select the partition to Scan

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

select bitlocker encrypted partition to scan

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 BitLocker recovery key. Enter the password or 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

Hasleo Data Recovery will list all deleted files on the selected partition, you can preview found files by path and types. Select the files you want to recover and click "Recover" button to save them. 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 lost 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.