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Hdd lock on start up and never set a password help

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  • SPIKE951 Apr 03, 2008

    WHEN I TURN MY , ON IT SAYS NON-SYSTEM DISK OR DISK ERROR

    REPLACE AND STRIKE ANY KEY WHEN READY. HELP

  • jstarr11 Jul 21, 2008

    The bios has a password on the drive bay. the hard drive is locked. I there a backdoor password to get into this to unlock the drive?

    THANKS


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Compaq Evo n610 when i turn it on it says NON-System disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready.. thats it...help

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Your best bet in this case is to use a Live CD of a Linux distribution, like Ubuntu, that you can download from Ubuntu.com. You put the CD in your drive and boot your computer from it and it gives you unfettered access to most peripherals connected to your computer. This should circumvent any kind of password prompt you're getting and, unless the drive is encrypted, you should be able to access your data.

Let me know if u got help!

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