BitLocker BEK File on CD-ROM RRS feed

  • Question

  • Has anyone tested writing a BEK file to a CD-ROM and recovering the drive with a CD instead of a USB?

    Or does anyone know if this will work?

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014 4:28 AM


  • Hi Jason,

    I assume CD will not be an option when creating the BEK file or trying to recovery a drive with a BEK file. 

    However it is also supported to use command line when recover a drive. See:

    Scenario 16: Using the BitLocker Repair Tool to Recover a Drive:

    repair-bde C: Z: -rk F:\RecoveryKey.bek

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    Friday, December 19, 2014 2:58 AM