30 June, 2020

Elcomsoft Introduces BitLocker Support, Enables Instant Access to Locked Accounts

ElcomSoft Co. Ltd. updates Elcomsoft System Recovery, a bootable tool for unlocking Windows accounts and accessing encrypted volumes. Version 7.05 introduces a new workflow for computers protected with BitLocker full-disk encryption. The new workflow enables instant access to Windows accounts and data located on encrypted volumes.

BitLocker Support with Instant Access to Protected Accounts

Elcomsoft System Recovery gains native support of BitLocker encryption. The update provides ESR users the ability to identify and mount BitLocker volumes. To unlock the volume, users must enter the volume password or provide the Recovery Key or USB Key. We assembled the list of available and supported disk protectors in the blog article Unlocking BitLocker Volumes. Thanks to the use of the Windows PE environment, Elcomsoft System Recovery benefits from fully native Windows-level support of BitLocker volumes with zero potential compatibility issues.

Elcomsoft System Recovery is indispensable for system administrators who want to recover access to locked and abandoned Windows accounts. Elcomsoft System Recovery comes as a pre-configured tool integrated with the supplied Windows PE environment. The tool can reset Windows account passwords instantly, while supporting a range of smart pre-configured attacks to recover the original passwords. The newly added native support for BitLocker volumes enables instant access to Windows accounts even if the boot volume is encrypted.


Elcomsoft System Recovery offers unprecedented compatibility thanks to the use of the genuine Windows PE environment. The tool creates a bootable Windows PE flash drive, allowing experts to load additional drivers if required. The tool is compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit BIOS and UEFI computers running all versions of Windows up to and including the last versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019.

About Elcomsoft System Recovery

Elcomsoft System Recovery helps users and forensic expert recover or reset lost or forgotten passwords to Windows accounts. With instant access to locked and disabled accounts, Elcomsoft System Recovery can assign or revoke administrative privileges to user accounts, replace and recover account passwords. The ability to recover account passwords helps experts access EFS-encrypted files and folders, while the ability to extract hibernation files and password hashes from encrypted disk volumes offers faster access to protected evidence stored on encrypted partitions.

Elcomsoft System Recovery operates from the familiar Windows environment by booting into portable Windows PE from a USB flash drive. ElcomSoft makes it easy creating a flash drive with Windows bootable environment, delivering a complete bootable disc or image for both BIOS and UEFI computers.

About ElcomSoft Co. Ltd.

Founded in 1990, ElcomSoft Co.Ltd. is a global industry-acknowledged expert in computer and mobile forensics providing tools, training, and consulting services to law enforcement, forensics, financial and intelligence agencies. ElcomSoft pioneered and patented numerous cryptography techniques, setting and exceeding expectations by consistently breaking the industry’s performance records. ElcomSoft is Microsoft Certrified Partner (Gold competency), and Intel Software Premier Elite Partner.

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Praha 6-Bubeneč,
Czech Republic, PSČ 160 00

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