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I have locked my external hard disc using BitLocker. After formatting my computer I have lost all keys to open my external hard disc. Is there any way to unlock the external drive.

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If there was a way, how safe would BitLocker be? – Baarn Sep 8 '12 at 18:06
If you don't have the keys to the data then the data is lost. Why don't you have a backup of your keys? – Ramhound Sep 10 '12 at 14:36

The company Passware allows you to retrieve lost passwords (recover from bitlocker) but you will need to review each piece of software to see which is best. Please note, this isn't cheap!

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