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Forgot Windows Bitlocker Key

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Hi Experts,

 

I have purchased a used laptop which is encrypted with windows bitlocker, is there a way to remove bitlocker and install new windows?

 

Thanks...

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Hi,

 

I would try formattkng the drive with live linux distro or removing the drive and formatting on different PC

 

Take a look at this thread where they discuss various options:

 

https://superuser.com/questions/408809/how-to-format-a-drive-encrypted-with-bitlocker

 

Hope it helps,

David

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Thanks iomare,

 

i have checked that link but not sure if it works, will check and get back...

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