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BitLocker recovery key, where/how to find recovery key?

Updated on September 30th, 2020

BitLocker is an encryption feature for Windows devices. Encryption is a way to protect your system against unauthorized access and keep your data safe and secure.

What is a BitLocker recovery key?

BitLocker recovery key (or Microsoft recovery key) is generated when a drive is encrypted using BitLocker. The recovery key can be used to unlock/decrypt the encrypted drive if the user forgets or loses his/her password.

How to find BitLocker recovery key?

Miradore stores the recovery key for the drives encrypted with Miradore. You can find the recovery key from the Inventory tab of the device page.

Miradore stores BitLocker recovery key for all drives encrypted with Miradore.

Miradore also tries to retrieve the recovery key for already encrypted drives.

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