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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

    7101 Thread Starter

    Oct 15, 2008
    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

    Jan 29, 2006
    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

    crjdriver Moderator

    Jan 2, 2001
    Closed for the above posted reason.
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