Microsoft Windows BitLocker Drive encryption system will help you in this : 1 : To set up BitLocker Drive Encryption, hit Start, type BitLocker, then click Manage BitLocker 2: Select the drive that you want to encrypt, and Turn on BitLocker 3: Select how you want to unlock the drive, either by password or by smartcard 4: Choose where you want to save the recovery key in case you forget your password 5: Choose whether you want to encrypt the entire drive, or only the used space. You can run the System File Checker tool to check and repair these files. Remove the write-protection or use another disk. Type the command: manage-bde -unlock X: -Password X is the drive letter of the Bitlocker encrypted drive and press Enter. To do this, enter the following commands: diskpart List disk Now select the disk — it will typically be Disk 0 — and set it as the Active disk.
This last feature will help you to use encryption on remove drives and secondary hard drives connected to your computer. Pro tip: Perform a data recovery Though you can fix the error, it is possible that the error has damaged the data integrity of your computer. Method 1 Boot into Advanced Boot Options. My hard drive was locked and I could not access any saved files there. If the issue persists, do get back to us. Check first if it applies to your version of the Windows operating system.
Now how do you unlock it? Depending on the option you selected and the size of the drive, this process can take a long time, but you'll still be able to work on your computer. On my windows 10 install disk i can boot from it successfully to the install menus. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. Wait for the scanning results. Please be careful when you choose which tool or service you use. You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to turn on or off auto-unlock on a fixed data drive. Then press Enter on your keyboard.
In reality not the whole drive is locked, usually one or more system files are locked and we are going to resolve the problem step by step. When encrypting a storage try to start with an empty removable media, as it'll speed up the process, then new data will encrypt automatically. Choose the relevant hard drive partition by left-clicking on it. Summary System File Checker is a utility in Windows that allows users to scan for corruptions in Windows system files and restore corrupted files. You can fix this error.
And then, double-click on it to check if the Value data is set to 0. How to recover data after Bitlocker doesn't accept the password or recovery key? You can always choose to preview files before purchasing a license code for a full hard drive data recovery. Select files and click the Recover button. The formatting progress shouldn't take too much time. Do you use data encryption on your computer? Step 3: Enter the password or. Open the Command Prompt as administrator. I am sorry to know that you are facing issues with windows 10.
Open the command prompt window as you did in the first method. This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off auto-unlock for a fixed or removable data drive encrypted by BitLocker in Windows 10. I also saved the recovery key and have it printed. Restore files from hard drive after removing the lock in Windows 10 After removing the lock from a hard drive in Windows 10, you can then directly apply saved data to do your job again. If manage-bde , please try M3 Bitlocker Recovery to recover data from Bitlocker encrypted drive.
If you don't resume the encryption protection, BitLocker will resume automatically during the next reboot. Method 2 If a system file required for booting up has become corrupted, running System File Checker may help you. Fixing the error For repairing boot environment files Microsoft delivers the utility bcdboot. Being troubled to manage the multiple cloud drives? Restore from the hard drive. Here is how you do it.
You can view and use saved data in the hard drive again now. If so, please skip the step to try next step. You can use the Size column to identify which one it is. Should I worry that refreshing computer will erase all my data? Type the password and press Enter. If you still have an access problem or can't view and use stored data on your hard drive, don't worry. There is a free multi clouds manager — MultCloud which can help with that, such as directly.
Will get back to posting as soon as Im able. Step 2: You can enable Auto-unlock protector using the following command, replace H with your drive letter. Just my opinion, based on sad experience with Win10. My problem is the chkdsk command above. How do I disable the write protection?. It seemed that sime repair operations have been performed. If the issue persists, do get back to us.
But now and as a result I cannot get even to various repair options and to command prom. We will be happy to assist you. Some of them can be unhelpful or even harmful. Step 2: you cab enable auto-unlock, run the following command and press Enter. So, I tried your method 2. You can run the Check Disk utility to check your hard drive and repair those errors. It happens sometimes when static electricity affects the data signals and a drive cannot be detected properly.