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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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Acer eLock Management is a security utility that allows you to lock your removable data, optical and floppy
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Removable data devices - includes USB disk drives, USB pen drives, USB flash drives, USB MP3 drives,
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Yes I have fixed this problem a number of times now over remote support.
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first thing to try is disabling the elock service if you can find such service from the service listing

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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.


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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.

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