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[Q] Wipe surface rt but don't have bit locker code

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Default [Q] Wipe surface rt but don't have bit locker code

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Took a gamble bought a admin locked surface rt
I tried to wipe it as new., but am being asked for bit locker code is there anyway around this.?

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The Surface forum would have been fine too, but this works.

You can try booting to the built-in recovery mode. However, it's possible that the recovery partition was removed to free up space. No worries, though! All you need is a bootable flashdrive with a recovery image. The files needed are available on this site (check the Surface sub-forum). After you've created the recovery flashdrive, turn the tablet fully off, insert the drive, hold the Volume Down button (well, rocker), and turn the tablet on again. It should boot directly to recovery. The recovery process should reformat the internal storage, which will remove the BitLocker'd volume.
Win8/Windows RT projects:
List of desktop apps for hacked RT devices

WP8 projects:
Native Access WebServer and Libraries
WP8 Interop Unlocks
Storage Cleanup tool

WP7 projects:
XapHandler, Root Webserver, OEM Marketplace XAPs, Bookmarklets collection (Find On Page), Interop-unlock hacks.


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Thank you very much will do!
 
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ok I downloaded the recovery disk rt 8.0 file
I ran it and extracted to a folder
formatted my sd card
copied the files
turned off my surface
held volume down and tapped power button
but would not boot into the proper mode
did I do something wrong?
just booted to regular log in screen.
 
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ok I downloaded the recovery disk rt 8.0 file
I ran it and extracted to a folder
formatted my sd card
copied the files
turned off my surface
held volume down and tapped power button
but would not boot into the proper mode
did I do something wrong?
just booted to regular log in screen.
You need to use a usb drive the surface cannot boot from the microsd card
 
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Typo I used a USB


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