after reinstalling windows my drive are showing bitlocker encrypted which i havent set any key for that

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After reinstalling windows in my system my drives got encrypted by bit locker which I haven't set even I was searching all the possible ways to decrypt my drive but not working I tried searching in my Microsoft azure account for the key but it's not there can you suggest me what to do without any data loss how can I decrypt my drive.

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  1. Jenny Feng 14,081 Reputation points

    What brand is your computer?
    Has BitLocker encryption been enabled before?
    Based on my research, some systems ship with BitLocker "prepped", and if you choose to link your Windows logon account to a Microsoft account, BitLocker is automatically enabled because the Recovery Key is backed up to the Microsoft account you linked with.
    The following information may help you locate your recovery key:
    Unfortunately if you don't know the password, don't have a Recovery Key, and don't have an auto-unlock file anymore elsewhere, then the data is lost. If there was some way to access the data without any of those things, then unfortunately the encryption would be effectively useless.
    Hope above information can help you.


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