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ELock hey there. i've been having some problems with eLock for a while and i was wondering if you could help me. all my usb drives have been locked and my cd rom icon has disappeared.

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  • kayylo Feb 04, 2009

    Nope. Doesn't show on control panel.

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If your e lock is a biomaetric e lock can you turn off thes finger scanner in control panel or bios?

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Hello! I live in Norway an have a problem with my computer - it says that acer e-lock i activated and i cannot use my dvd/cd station. I am not very good in computer "thing" so you have to explain very...


Hi,

The Acer Elock is used to protect your computer from any external device or access like flash drive, any external media device, optical disc DVD etc.
To make the DVD CD station active you need to go to acer elock interface and enter the password which you first entered on the computer while doing acer elock system.

http://acer-elock-management.software.informer.com/screenshot/54477/

This link can help you as it has a step by step method and screenshots also.

The only disadvantage of this Acer Elock system is if you forgot the password you need to go to Acer Custoer Center and get it fixed

Please check if the above things will help you and let me know.

Regards

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ok e lock is i think is a software of acer, you need to put the password of elock on your usb port, before u acess that.

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I have a similar problem, elock activated. Will you please help me get rid of it ? The problem occured when I changed the CD-ROM/ rewriter drive. The old drive was malfunctionning. Please send me the...


I would start by removing the elock software permanently. Go to RUN and type msconfig. Click the services tab and find elock. Uncheck it and reboot. Then go into add/remove programs and get rid of elock.

Post again if you need more help. Your drives should now be assigned letters normally but if they are not we can get past that too.

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Acer e lock


Yeah, I was having the same problem. Emulated optical drives are locked too. So I just went ahead to add remove programs and removed Acer Elock Management. It's useless anyways, never used it in my life. My Drives work fine now! So to everyone having this problem: REMOVE ACER ELOCK MANAGEMENT and your drives will get unlocked!
I hope it wld solve...If not buzz me........ Thanks.

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Optical Drive Device Locked Acer e lock activated. I cannot use my Cd drive.


Acer eLock Management
Acer eLock Management is a security utility that allows you to lock your removable data, optical and floppy
drives to ensure that data cannot be stolen while your notebook is unattended.

Removable data devices - includes USB disk drives, USB pen drives, USB flash drives, USB MP3 drives,
USB memory card readers, IEEE 1394 disk drives and any other removable disk drives that can be
mounted as a file system when plugged into the system.

Optical drive devices - includes any kind of CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drives.
�� Floppy disk drives - 3.5-inch disks only.
�� Interfaces - includes serial ports, parallel port, infrared (IR), and Bluetooth.
To activate Acer eLock Management, a password must be set first. Once set, you can apply locks to any of the
devices. Lock(s) will immediately be set without any reboot necessary, and will remain locked after rebooting,
until unlocked.

You can try this:

You can reset the system to its default settings (all devices unlocked) by removing the password (leave the password fields blank when changing the password).

You also may be able to simply uninstall the e-lock software in add remove programs.

Is there an icon in your system tray that may allow you to disable e-lock?

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Acer elock Optical Drive Device Locked


the_phobia,

My advice for you will be, go to Add/Remove Program, uninstall the acer elock, restart your windows, it should be running just fine. If the problem still persist. Please do come back here for more assistance.

Your rank for my solution is much appreciated!!! THanks

Dec 30, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Acer elock problem


hey,

first thing to try is disabling the elock service if you can find such service from the service listing

to open up services

press start and then run type in services.msc
if you dont see run, just hold down windows key and press r to open the run menu

in services look for elock service and right click properties, startup type disabled and stop the service, restart the computer and see if the problem is solved if not drop me a comment.


I could have a look at it with remote support if your intrested.

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Optical drive device locked


why have you made multiple useraccounts to ask this question?

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Acer e lock activated??????????????


I have a working workaround solution to this problem - save yourself 100usd (what acer requests from the unlocking) and press the ask me button to send me the free(FREE POST TO FORUM) request, Il give you the workaround, will take less than 10 minutes to solve the problem, really not worth it to pay 100usd for something this silly.

Il possibly soon make a video tutorial on how its done but for now, send me a request and il tell you how to get rid of the problem.

Jan 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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