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Error recovering disk: A recovery key was not found on this drive

Updated on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

iBoysoft author Jenny Zeng

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Jenny Zeng
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Error recovering disk: A recovery key was not found on this drive

Summary: This post tells you how to regain access to the data you saved on the BitLocker encrypted drive when it says that 'Error recovering disk: A recovery key was not found on the drive. The drive cannot be unlocked.'

Error message saying that

Today morning I opened my BitLocker encrypted USB flash drive and received "Error recovering disk D: A recovery key was not found on this drive. The drive cannot be unlocked", how should I access data stored in BitLocker encrypted flash drive?

Error recovering disk: A recovery key was not found on this drive

In this situation, BitLocker encrypted drive was corrupted so that BitLocker recovery key cannot unlock BitLocker encrypted drive, so we have to find a BitLocker data recovery software to recover lost data from corrupted BitLocker encrypted drive.

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Use BitLocker data recovery software

iBoysoft BitLocker Recovery is a professional BitLocker data recovery software that can recover lost data from formatted, corrupted, failed, inaccessible, unknown, deleted, or lost BitLocker encrypted partition, recover lost data after BitLocker drive encryption/decryption failed, stuck, froze, interrupted, hung, etc. as long as we provide the password or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key.

Recover lost data from corrupted BitLocker encrypted drive with iBoysoft BitLocker Recovery

  1. Download, install and launch iBoysoft BitLocker Recovery on your computer.
  2. Select the corrupted BitLocker encrypted drive and click Next to continue.ibitlockerBitLocker data recovery software - iBoysoft BitLocker Recovery
  3. Enter the password or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key.Decrypt data from corrupted BitLocker encrypted drive
  4. Scan the lost data from the corrupted BitLocker encrypted drive.Scan lost data from corrupted BitLocker encrypted drive
  5. After the lost data is found, please select them and click "Recover" to save.Recover lost data from corrupted BitLocker encrypted drive

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