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BEK file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .bek file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .bek file?
  • What program do I need to open a .bek file?
  • How can the .bek file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .bek files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ BitLocker Encryption Key

BEK file is a BitLocker Encryption Key. BitLocker Drive Encryption is a full disk encryption feature included with the Ultimate and Enterprise editions of Microsoft's Windows Vista, Windows 7, and with Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 8 desktop operating systems, as well as the server platforms, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. It is designed to protect data by providing encryption for entire volumes.
Category: Data files
Application: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BEK aliases:
BEK related links:
BEK related extensions:
BitLocker Full Volume Encryption File

Other types of files may also use the .bek file extension.

🚫 The .bek file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bdk, be, bel, bem, bk, brk, bsk, ebk, fek, gek

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Brooktrout 301 Fax Image
eBook Pro eBook
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Paradox Query-By-Example Query
Embiid Reader eBook
Altair FEKO Input Data

🔴 Can't open a .bek file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .bek file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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