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post #11 of 19
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and i that was my back up drive :S
as I said i reinstalled my pc and was too lazy and just added some stuff there and wiped my other drive :S
I know it was really dumb thing to do :S


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Im currently running RecoverMyFiles Pro and as far as I can see it will recover some but not sure if I will be able to get it all my main problem is that partition I had it all was encrypted :S
it will be at least few hours :S
Edited by bufu994 - 11/5/11 at 8:57am
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post #12 of 19
The biggest problem with an encrypted partition is that you need to be able to recover the entire partition, which means finding something that's compatible with the encryption software. I know on my Truecrpyt encrypted drive nothing else is able to detect the partition and just wants to erase it.

You would have to find some software that can detect encrypted partitions if you wanted to recover it, but that would be very difficult given the nature of encrypted partitions is to not be found.

Just to clarify though, have you tried mounting the encrypted partition? It could still be there, it will just appear to anything except the encryption software as free space.
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post #13 of 19
I had this problem with a 160gb WD drive. Turns out it was just 'lost' because the BIOS didnt recognize the large drive, i had to reinstall the WD Tools for the large drive support to return, and all was well.
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post #14 of 19
Did I read well in the OP 'bitlocked' drive? You will have a problem when scanning with recovery programs. You will not be able to read that area without unlocking it first!
 
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post #15 of 19
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yes but I just dont know how to unlock it since I dont see it ....
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post #17 of 19
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I dont have any partitions on my hard drive ....

some of the recovery programs recovered my other 2 partitions and made a new one that was empty where the encrypted one should be ....

I'm so desperate right now

I recovered stuff that I had like year ago and im pretty sure i formatted few time since then ......

and I just cant recover the stuff I had yesterday :S
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post #18 of 19
That's the problem with encrypted partitions, recovery software won't recognize it as a regular partition unless its designed with encrypted stuff in mind. I would suggest that you unplug your drive and try to find something designed to restore bitlocker partitions as in an encrypted drive small amounts of data loss can be exacerbated due to the way that the drive is encrypted.
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post #19 of 19
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any new ideas ???
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