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How to remove bitlocker password from my samsung potable hard disk drive

I put password on my samsung potable hard disk drive and i can't remove it,, plz i need your help

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you will need

1. Windows 98 se bootdisk
www.bootdisk.com

2. AtaPWD
http://files.filefront.com/atapwdzip/;7100406;/fileinfo.html

Make a windows 98 se bootdisk
copy the atapwd files in there

start dos
Unlock the harddrive.

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SOURCE: i am trying to install my 1tb s2 samsung potable

external HDD are plug and play devices and will be recognized automatically, the problem detecting large capacity drives like this relies on what type of hardware you are using (laptop itself). what I am trying to point is that old laptop only recognize lower capacity drives and thus have this issue.
but if you are using the latest hardwares and OS, just let me know so that i can pin point the problem.

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Dell latitude laptop locked out with it asking for bitlocker password which I Don't have and i can't access my computer now


If you don't know the bitlocker password, forget getting access to your computer. Take out the hard drive encrypted by bitlocker, and install a new hard drive. Reinstall operating system on the replaced hard drive.
It will be a new installation.

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How to Recover Data From a Disk Encrypted by Bitlocker. Data Recovery.


Today we will describe the procedure of data recovery from a damaged disk encrypted by Bitlocker. Such problem may emerge as a result of damage to the file system of an encrypted disk (for example, damage to the area of the hard disk, where BitLocker stores important data, that happens due to unexpected system shutdown), inability to load OS or BitLocker recovery console, and other similar errors that prevent normal opening of the encrypted disk. The described problems may affect both system disk,portable external drive or USB drive.

In order to recover data we will use the utility Repair-bde (BitLocker Repair Tool), a command prompt utility which appeared back in Windows 7 / 2008 R2. This utility is used for access and recovery of encrypted data in a damaged disk encrypted by BitLocker.
Warning. This procedure should be applied after all the others have failed, and it was impossible to unlock the encrypted disk in a standard way by using a Bitlocker password or recovery key.

Requirements for data recovery from a BitLocker volume

To recover data from a disk encrypted by BitLocker you need to have at least one of the following Bitlocker defense elements:
  • BitLocker recovery password;
  • Recovery key;
  • System startup key (Startup key - .bek).
Data will be recovered to a separate disk the size of which should be no less than the size of the damaged disk. In the course of recovery, all contents of this disk will be deleted and replaced by decrypted data from the Bitlocker volume.
In our example, disk E: (size 2 Gb) is a USB drive the contents of which are encrypted by BitLocker, and which cannot be opened for some reason. To recover data, we have installed an additional external disk F: (size 16 Gb).

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Method 1. Data recovery with the use of a BitLocker password

In the first place, try recovering data with this method (it will work with Windows 8 / 2012 and newer versions):
  • Launch command prompt as administrator.
  • Execute the command:
    repair-bde E: F: -pw -Force
    where E: - disk with Bitlocker data, F: - disk where decrypted data should be extracted.
  • In the course of executing the command you will have to specify BitLocker password (the same which a user is to enter into UI when trying to access an encrypted volume).

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Method 2. Decryption of a Bitlocker volume with a recovery key

For decryption of data located in a damaged volume which is encrypted with Bitlocker we will need a recovery key or a system startup key (if the system partition is encrypted).
Advice. BitLockerRecoveryKey is a unique sequence of 48 symbols. The recovery key is generated when a Bitlocker volume is created; it can be printed, saved as a text file to a local (this choice is not recommended) or external disk, or in a user account at Microsoft website.

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Now let us launch data recovery with the help of this key:
repair-bde E: F: -rp 011407-712393-682121-100210-377003-405174-520014-328130 -Force
If Bitlocker is used for encryption of the system partition containing Windows, and for loading the system a special startup key on a USB drive is used, the encrypted volume can be decrypted as follows:
repair-bde E: F: -rk I:\3F558473-943D-4330-8449-62C36BA53345.BEK -Force
where file 3F558473-943D-4330-8449-62C36BA53345.BEK is a key to launch BitLocker disk encryption on a USB drive G: (by default, this file is hidden).
After the procedure of data recovery and decryption, before opening the disk where the contents of the Bitlocker volume were extracted, it is necessary to run its check. In order to do it, execute the following command and wait until it is complete:
Chkdsk F: /f
Important note. If you failed to recover data from an encrypted disk with the described methods, it is worth trying to create a sector-by-sector copy of the damaged disk with the help of a Linux utility DDRescue (or any other similar utility). After that, try recovering data from the received copy by the following scenario.

Data Recovery Software

We also should notice that exist more common and simpler way to recover files from Bitlocker encrypted storage. These are data recovery software. Of course, not all programs ?an cope in such situation but some of them have required function.
The only thing is that you must have a password to unlock the device which was specified when encrypt.
Then it's simple. Connecting device with the information that you want to recover to your computer and getting message.
Further, enter password in a special window after double-clicking on the device you need to recover in "This PC".
After that, the storage becomes fully accessible for data recovery for any of the Hetman Software programs.

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on Jun 06, 2016 | Hetman Partition Recovery - Recover...

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How to Recover Data From a Disk Encrypted by Bitlocker


In this article we will describe the procedure of data recovery from a damaged disk encrypted by Bitlocker. Such problem may emerge as a result of damage to the file system of an encrypted disk (for example, damage to the area of the hard disk, where

BitLocker stores important data, that happens due to unexpected system shutdown), inability to load OS or BitLocker recovery console, and other similar errors that prevent normal opening of the encrypted disk. The described problems may affect both system disk,portable external drive or USB drive.

In order to recover data we will use the utility Repair-bde (BitLocker Repair Tool), a command prompt utility which appeared back in Windows 7 / 2008 R2. This utility is used for access and recovery of encrypted data in a damaged disk encrypted by BitLocker.

Warning. This procedure should be applied after all the others have failed, and it was impossible to unlock the encrypted disk in a standard way by using a Bitlocker password or recovery key.

Requirements for data recovery from a BitLocker volume

To recover data from a disk encrypted by BitLocker you need to have at least one of the following Bitlocker defense elements:
  • BitLocker recovery password;
  • Recovery key;
  • System startup key (Startup key - .bek).
Data will be recovered to a separate disk the size of which should be no less than the size of the damaged disk. In the course of recovery, all contents of this disk will be deleted and replaced by decrypted data from the Bitlocker volume.
In our example, disk E: (size 2 Gb) is a USB drive the contents of which are encrypted by BitLocker, and which cannot be opened for some reason. To recover data, we have installed an additional external disk F: (size 16 Gb).

Method 1. Data recovery with the use of a BitLocker password

In the first place, try recovering data with this method (it will work with Windows 8 / 2012 and newer versions):
  • Launch command prompt as administrator.
  • Execute the command:
    repair-bde E: F: -pw -Force
    where E: - disk with Bitlocker data, F: - disk where decrypted data should be extracted.
  • In the course of executing the command you will have to specify BitLocker password (the same which a user is to enter into UI when trying to access an encrypted volume).

Method 2. Decryption of a Bitlocker volume with a recovery key

For decryption of data located in a damaged volume which is encrypted with Bitlocker we will need a recovery key or a system startup key (if the system partition is encrypted).
Advice. BitLockerRecoveryKey is a unique sequence of 48 symbols. The recovery key is generated when a Bitlocker volume is created; it can be printed, saved as a text file to a local (this choice is not recommended) or external disk, or in a user account at Microsoft website.
Now let us launch data recovery with the help of this key:
repair-bde E: F: -rp 011407-712393-682121-100210-377003-405174-520014-328130 -Force
If Bitlocker is used for encryption of the system partition containing Windows, and for loading the system a special startup key on a USB drive is used, the encrypted volume can be decrypted as follows:
repair-bde E: F: -rk I:\3F558473-943D-4330-8449-62C36BA53345.BEK -Force
where file 3F558473-943D-4330-8449-62C36BA53345.BEK is a key to launch BitLocker disk encryption on a USB drive G: (by default, this file is hidden).
After the procedure of data recovery and decryption, before opening the disk where the contents of the Bitlocker volume were extracted, it is necessary to run its check. In order to do it, execute the following command and wait until it is complete:
Chkdsk F: /f
Important note. If you failed to recover data from an encrypted disk with the described methods, it is worth trying to create a sector-by-sector copy of the damaged disk with the help of a Linux utility DDRescue (or any other similar utility). After that, try recovering data from the received copy by the following scenario.

Data Recovery Software

We also should notice that exist more common and simpler way to recover files from Bitlocker encrypted storage. These are data recovery software. Of course, not all programs ?an cope in such situation but some of them have required function.
The only thing is that you must have a password to unlock the device which was specified when encrypt.
Then it's simple. Connecting device with the information that you want to recover to your computer and getting message.
Further, enter password in a special window after double-clicking on the device you need to recover in "This PC".
After that, the storage becomes fully accessible for data recovery for Hetman Partition Recovery.

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on May 05, 2016 | Hetman Partition Recovery - Recover...

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My storejet is bitlocker protected. when i put in my password it refuses to take the password. Give error code 0x8007007a


The answer is here

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/55687-bitlocker-error-code-0x8007007a.html

Nov 24, 2015 | Transcend StoreJet Computers & Internet

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How can I remove the bitlocker from my stick as i do not have the password any longer


The best way to remove bitlocker on win 7 is to follow the following simple steps.1- click start
2- click control panel
3- While on control panel, find Bitlocker Drive Encryption icon and click on it
4- here you will see all the partitions on your hard drive and their encryption status, either encrypted or not.
5- on the one that is encrypted, you will find an option to turn off bitlocker. click on it and wait for the machine to decrypt.

Hope this helps

Aug 31, 2014 | Verbatim Electronics - Others

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How do I boot to windows or disable bitlocker?


Anonymous,
Steps to Turn On/Off BitLocker:
Click the Start button to view the Start Menu and then choose the Control Panel option.

The Control Panel window opens up.
Now click the System and Security link from this window.
The System and Security section of Control Panel opens up and you can see the direct link for the BitLocker Drive Encryption.
Click on the BitLocker Drive Encryption and a new window opens up.
By default the BitLocker Drive Encryption is Off for the Hard Disk Drive. Click Turn On BitLocker. If a compatible Trusted Platform Module.
Note: To use BitLocker Drive Encryption, your computer has to meet certain hardware requirements.
Otherwise, this opens the BitLocker setup wizard. Follow the instructions in the wizard. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Click Turn Off BitLocker. This opens the BitLocker Drive Encryption dialog box. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
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Jul 07, 2014 | Dell XPS M1530 Notebook

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I AM trying to remove a hard drive password from the samsun r370 can youhelp


If the Admin password does not allow you access to the drive then you MUST have the hdd password...........Even if you put the drive in another pc you won't have access to it (a hdd password is encoded on the disk). You can't even format it and use it again.The HD password is set together with the BIOS password, completely locking in all the hardware. To the best of my knowledge, even your hard disk manufacturer isn't able to unlock a password

Mar 16, 2012 | Samsung R730 Notebook

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I have locked the second partetion of my laptop HD but after i couldn't unlocked it even i have a passwerd ( locked with bitlocker) when i put the pass.W it start but at 14% it stopped and sayed suspended...


BitLocker is an excellent encryption utility but unless you use the correct password or the file that the programme saved for you when you locked the secondary hard disc, you are, as we say, stuffed.
If you can find the bitlocker file, usually named "Bitlocker * " it is about 30 digits in length and on your drive somewhere. Type bitlocker into the search box.
Good luck, there is no other way in!

Mar 25, 2011 | Samsung Computers & Internet

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I have a dell inspiron 1300 laptop with service tag: #CBWBD2J-595B and i need system/bios password for it.Any help is appreciated?


To unlock your laptop using the easiest method available go to: http://dell-inspiron-1300-bios-password.biospwd.com

Dell password authentication system explained :

The BIOS of most modern computers also allow a password to be set for each of the connected hard drives. This password is stored in the service area of the hard disk. Because of this, moving the password protected hard drive to a new computer does not allow access to the hard drive unless the password that was assigned to the hard drive is provided.
The ATA Security Mode Feature Set that is implemented in all modern hard drives actually provides for two passwords, a "Master Password" and a "User Password"
The User Password locks the hard drive and the Master Password is only used to allow an administrator to reset the user password.
The BIOS of many computers will not allow the master password for the hard drive to be changed from the default, so they rarely are. A quick search of Google.com for the specific model of hard drive with the phrase "ATA Master Password" will generally result in multiple web pages that contain the default master password . Hardware tools can recover, reset, or brute-force both the User and Master Passwords.

Full Disk Encryption Methods:

There are two major categories of full disk encryption (FDE)-software-based and hardware-based. Software-based encryption modifies the hard drive drivers and uses the CPU to encrypt all data as it is written to the drive and decrypt all data read from the hard drive. Hardware-based full disk encryption is built into the hard drive and is totally transparent to the user and does not impose a performance impact on the computer.
Software-Based Full Disk Encryption
Wikipedia maintains a lengthy list of disk encryption software The two most popular FDE software implementations are TrueCrypt and BitLocker. BitLocker is included as a feature in the Ultimate and Enterprise editions of Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7, but has to be enabled and configured to provide protection. TrueCrypt [18] is free open source software that is ideal for individual users, but lacks management features that make it attractive to enterprise-wide deployment.
Deployment of software-based full disk encryption in any organization with more than just a few computers requires careful consideration of how the encryption keys will be managed. Great encryption without proper key management is like locking the doors to your house and leaving the key under your doormat. One study on the usage of encryption states that 54 percent of respondents had experienced either stolen or unaccounted for encryption keys and that 78 percent experienced system downtime due to encryption failures in the past twelve months [20]. Full Disk Encryption solutions that are targeted at the enterprise typically offer integration with Microsoft's Active Directory or other LDAP directories for secure key management.
In 2008, security researchers created shockwaves by publishing a paper called Lest We Remember: Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys [21]. This paper, and the accompanying YouTube video demonstrate how Software-Based FDE can be circumvented by rebooting a computer that has been left in a locked-screen or sleep state. The attack exploits the fact that Dynamic Random Access Memory

Jan 14, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

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