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How to save your bitlocker key locally

How to save your bitlocker key on a local drive

When attempting your bitlocker recovery key on your local drive, you receive an error message that your key can't be saved to an encrypted drive.

As this is a bit cumbersome if you want to save it to your dropbox account by example, there is an easy workaround. Instead of saving the key to your C:/ location, save it to the following location: \\localhost\c$. The key is then saved on your C:/ drive without any problems and you can easily copy the .txt file to your cloud backup by example for future use (heavily recommended).