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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by brinley, Jul 4, 2007.

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  1. brinley

    brinley Thread Starter

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    when i start up one of my hard drives says it locked and i have 5 tries left what is this
     
  2. norton850

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    No history at all to this? One day you turned on your computer and you had a previously unlocked hard drive become locked?
     
  3. brinley

    brinley Thread Starter

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    yes and its almost new
     
  4. norton850

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    Laptop or not?
     
  5. brinley

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    not laptop
     
  6. norton850

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    Did you format the HD with Windows or some other utility?
     
  7. brinley

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    no i did not format it there is files on it
     
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