Generate Bitlocker Key From Id

  1. Generate Bitlocker Key From Idm
Windows 7 / Getting Started

To manage BitLocker from an elevated command prompt or from a remote computer, use theManage-bde.exe tool. The following example demonstrates how to view the status.

BitLocker uses domain authentication to unlock data volumes. Operating system volumes cannot use this type of key protector. Any of these protectors encrypt a BitLocker Volume Master Key (VMK) to generate a Full Volume Encryption Key (FVEK), which is then used to encrypt the volume. Using Memory Images for Instant Decryption of BitLocker. The following information explains how to retrieve a copy of the Bitlocker recovery key using the PowerShell console. These instructions apply to Microsoft Windows 10. Instructions Step 1. Click the Start button, search for PowerShell. Right-click the PowerShell menu item and select Run as administrator.

Run the following command to enable BitLocker on the C drive, store the recovery key onthe Y drive, and generate a random recovery password.

After you run the command, restart the computer with the recovery key connected to completethe hardware test. After the computer restarts, BitLocker will begin encrypting the disk.

Run the following command to disable BitLocker on the C drive.

You can also use the Manage-bde.exe script to specify a startup key and a recovery key,which can allow a single key to be used on multiple computers. This is useful if a singleuser has multiple computers, such as a user with both a Tablet PC computer and a desktopcomputer. It can also be useful in lab environments, where several users might share severaldifferent computers. Note, however, that a single compromised startup key or recovery keywill require all computers with the same key to be rekeyed.

For detailed information about using Manage-bde.exe, run manage-bde.exe -? from acommand prompt.

In this tutorial:

Overview

The following information explains how to retrieve a copy of the Bitlocker recovery key using the PowerShell console. These instructions apply to Microsoft Windows 10.

Instructions

Step 1

Click the Start button, search for PowerShell. Right-click the PowerShell menu item and select Run as administrator

Generate Bitlocker Key From Idm

Key

Step 2

At the PowerShell command prompt, enter the following and click Enter at the end:

Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned

Step 3

At the PowerShell command prompt, enter the following and click Enter at the end:

mkdir c:temp

Step 4

Save the attached file Get-BitlockerRecoveryKeys.ps1 to the location you created at C:Temp

Step 5

From the PowerShell command prompt, enter the following and click Enter at the end:

cd c:temp

Step 6

From the PowerShell command prompt, enter the following and click Enter at the end:

.Get-BitlockerRecovery.ps1

You should see one or more lines of output that identify the drive and the recovery key for that drive. If you email a copy of that information to [email protected], we will store that information safely, and you can subsequently use that information to unlock your computer's hard drive if Bitlocker requests the information.