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I formatted my hard drive somehow and cant access windows, how can i get into my hard drive? compaq presario 2100 laptop

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If you formatted your hardrive you don't have windows anymore. The format erased it. You'll need to get your Windows CD out and re-install.

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Formatting means swiping clean ur hard drive n that includes windows.. you need to take out ur hard disk n put it in another pc with a recovery software installed. If you have nothing to recover then just install back windows.

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Hey,

I supose you can't use the pc without the password?

You would loose all the data, you need to remove the harddrive from the laptop, buy a a converter

http://www.shopaddonics.com/mmSHOPADDONICS/images/aa25ide35.gif

http://www.addonics.com/products/io/aa25ide35.asp

then plug it into your desktop pc.
and empty the drive totaly.

This can be done with formating it in windows or
useing the manufacturers tools.

if you need more assistance let me know
oh and can you use the laptop with the drivelock installed?
if you can use the laptop in windows you could probably somehow uninstall it.

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