How can I retrieve my BitLocker Recovery key ?
If you don’t have access to your Active Directory and want to recover your BitLocker key, use a bootable drive with Windows 8 or 10. Once you boot into windows:
My adventure installing Linux Mint 17.3 using an iso from the official site and a 16gb flash drive using YUMI(http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multiboot-usb-creator/). My prefered OS is Linux so I was not going to give up until I got it up and running.