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Accessing BitLocker encrypted drive from USB Sata Dock

Recovering an encrypted hard drive where TPM chip is lost (laptop broken scenario)

Remove hard drive

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Insert encrypted hard drive to USB Sata Dock or as a secondary drive in another Windows PC.

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Take note of the BitLocker Key ID

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Use Active Directory Recovery Password to “Find BitLocker Recovery Password”

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Search for BitLocker Recovery Password by typing the first 8 characters of the Password Key ID.

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Unlock the encrypted drive with the 48 digit key stored in Active Directory

(please note, this only works on Windows 10 (1511) or never, due to modern encryption method)

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