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    Accessing Bitlocker Keys in Microsoft Account

    I just read the article about saving Bitlocker keys to one's Microsoft Account, but where at under the account does one look for the keys in the event they need them?

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    There is a recent post that suggests all is not well in the save to MS account world.
    http://windowssecrets.com/forums/sho...=1#post1068996

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    Thanks for these! The reason I wanted to login and access these is I had some old PC's I no longer use that have been factory reset. I wanted to toss those BitLocker keys so they'd no longer be associated with my Microsoft Account.

    Good pointers on the fact that I shouldn't solely rely on saving my BitLocker keys in my Microsoft Account. What is the best recommendation for a second place to store BitLocker keys? Print it out and archive it somewhere?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Parker
    What is the best recommendation for a second place to store BitLocker keys?
    What does your research suggest as potential alternatives?

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    Probably flash drive or print it out. I could do both or either one. I was able to read the keys OK in my Microsoft account itself, so a print out may be one rock-solid way to keep this backed up.
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    Store them in your password manager.

    cheers, Paul

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    Good idea. I'll look at doing that soon.
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