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Can't access external drive=password protected

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by 7101, Oct 15, 2008.

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  1. 7101

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    My Laptop died with hard drive intact. I purchased a new computer and removed the hard drive from the laptop and tried to access the files. I password protected the laptops files so when I try to enter into my files it tells me I don't have access.

    I am using windows home version.

    Can anyone tell me how to remove the password protection so I can get at my files?
     
  2. 1002richards

    1002richards Retired Trusted Advisor

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    Hi and Welcome to TSG,
    Sorry to give you bad news but this is from TSG rules:
    "Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed."
     
  3. crjdriver

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    Closed for the above posted reason.
     
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