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Recover data from a ciphered NTFS after reinstall of Windows

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jaclaz
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It is only a volume encryption. It does not even encrypt any volume slack.

Yep ) , but (for the record) there are sources that (wrongly) call Bitlocker a "full disk encryption"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitLocker

BitLocker (formerly BitLocker Drive Encryption) is a full disk encryption feature included with the Ultimate and Enterprise editions of Windows Vista and Windows 7, the Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 8 and Windows 8.1,[1] and Windows Server 2008 and later. It is designed to protect data by providing encryption for entire volumes.

And. later on that page
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitLocker#Operation

BitLocker is a logical volume encryption system. A volume may or may not be an entire hard disk drive, or it can span one or more physical drives.

Its the usual misunderstanding between disk (let alone a full disk) and drive (or volume or partition), with the nice twist of the volume that can be an "entire hard disk drive" …

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Posted : 30/06/2015 12:29 am
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