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Hard drive has been password protected - how do I fix it?

My laptop was stolen recently but unbelievably it got recovered during a police raid of a gang headquaters!! Anyway, I got the laptop back but when you try to start it up it asks for the hard drive password - the thieves put one on - the police couldn't crack it so just wondering if there is anyway it can be broken? Can't even format the hard drive.

Failing that, can you tell me what are compatible hard-drives for an HP Pavilion ze4300 laptop?

Thanks for any help you can offer.

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This is a bios password u will have to when you start your pc enter into the setup by pressing f1 or f8 or what ever your system is setup to and see if you can change it back or to where it says to eather enable password or disable it if it is locked by the system administrater then u will have to call microsoft and they will have to give you the unlock code over the phone to unlock your bios

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