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I am using Windows 7 compact laptop cq40, one I lock d drive through bitlocker, but now I forgot my password, how can I unlock my drive d without restoring or formatting my d drive datas.

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That's why you regularly create backups. To still have your data in case something goes wrong with your laptop, like it being stolen, the hard disk failing, or user incompetence. –  Daniel Beck Mar 24 '12 at 20:02

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You can't unless you made a key recovery disk. That's the whole point of Bitlocker.

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