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Hard Disk password???

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by super impose, May 4, 2006.

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  1. super impose

    super impose Thread Starter

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    I have a Notebook, with a Fujitsu 80 Gb Hard Drive. turned it on, it asked me
    for the Hard Drive Password. Why? I never set one!
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Obviously, someone did. This is an anti-theft measure with some models of laptop hard disks. You'll need that password before you can proceed, and I know of no way to bypass it.

     
  3. HandleX

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    Dell does this a lot, i hate them. hahaha.

    Yes John is correct in this situation.
     
  4. firestormer

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    cant some bios passwords be removed by disconecting the battery from the proccessor?
     
  5. Mr.Tech

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    In desktops you can take out the cmos battery to reset all setup passwords, if someone installed a 3rd party password program that is for your hard drive then you need to obtain the password.
     
  6. JohnWill

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    The hard disk password we're talking about is internal to a laptop hard disk, there is no 3rd party program.
     
  7. JohnWill

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    Not in laptops, either the BIOS PW or the hard disk password can not be removed that way.
     
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