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The only way around this is to reload the operating system. I get asked this one allot.
Posted on Feb 13, 2012
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HDD Unlock Wizard diagnostic tool free from the link on the HDD Unlock page.
The program allows you to test the program to see if it can recognize your hard
disk before you attempt to unlock your drive. Double-click the icon in the
"Downloads" folder and click "Run" to launch the program
setup, then follow the HDD Unlock Wizard Setup Wizard to install.
Unlock Wizard and click "Next" to get to the drive selection screen.
The program automatically displays any drive that it can recognize in the
"Drive selection" window and its status.
name of the hard drive from the "Drive selection" window. Click
"Next" to move into the status screen of the Wizard, then
"Next" again to move to the unlock screen.
Go to the HDD
Unlock page and purchase a virtual unlock card code for the program. The code
will be emailed the email address you provide on the website. You must have an
unlock code in order to complete the unlocking process with the HDD Unlock
code into the provided box in the HDD Unlock Wizard. Once the code is entered,
the Wizard will unlock the hard disk by erasing the data and re-certifying the
drive, restoring it to its original factory settings.
Shut down the
computer and boot it back up after the Unlock Wizard is finished the unlocking
process. The computer hard disk should be unlocked and restored to factory
1. Repair Station
Repair Station diagnostic tool from HDD Tools and install it on your computer.
Unlike HDD Unlock Wizard, Repair Station attempts to unlock the hard disk
without erasing the information on the drive.
your name and email address and create a login and password on the HDD Tools
page. You must have a login and password to use the Repair Station tool.
Station on your computer and go through the program screens to run the
diagnostic test on your hard drive. If the hard disk appears in the list of
available drives, Repair Station can unlock it.
Buy a Repair
Station license code. The code will be emailed to the email address you
provide. Enter the code into the provided box in the Repair Station
application. Repair Station will attempt to unlock only the firmware area of
the hard disk, without affecting the other information stored on the disk.
computer when Repair station is finished working. The hard disk should be
unlocked without any effect on the rest of the system
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