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Passwork Assignement Hell Eqbal, Wish you all the best , Eqbal I have an external hardisk and have a 4 partitions I want to assign for all of them a password , is that possible or ....?? Thanks and Regards Daoud

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  • daoud Apr 13, 2008

    Hello Friend,

    Thanks for the solution , one thing happend here when I give the value of 16 in the "value data" it hides both drives C:/ and E:/ any way onething else now both Drive has been vanish is there any way ? to find this drive and get data or some files automatically only should be avaliable for me , without to follow again the first step, how to do this ??

    Thanks and Regads


  • daoud Apr 13, 2008

    Dear Eqbal,

    Thanks I did this direction it is working , but one thing when I plug the external hardisk to the other computer it is opening but I want in any computer it shouldn't opening ,

    Thanks and Regards


  • daoud Apr 14, 2008

    Thanks Eqbal,

  • daoud Apr 14, 2008

    Dear Friend,

    My PC bluetooth is not working I installed some bluetooth software but it is not working , would you please give me some instruction,

    Thanks and Regards


  • daoud Apr 20, 2008

    Hello Eqbal ,

    Do you know about the linux ? I have forgot the user and Password of my linux system

  • daoud Apr 22, 2008

    Dear All ,

    Any body can help , I can not ping and have access to my Linux system from other PC , I tried and I checked the connectivity but not pinging , any small answer would be high appreciable

    Thanks and Regards


  • daoud May 20, 2008

    Dear All,

    Any one can solve the problem of the internet connectoin , it is connected to server and have receive and send and can get data from server but it can't browes the page of internet.hope to reply me ,




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Just any 3rd party software to make password protected to your partition .everytime you go in registry and change settings take time .just use 3rd party software it will be easy for you.....

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Hi daoud,
Fine how are you?

There are number of ways to protect/hide your HDD/Partion/Folders. Here I am giving an example 'How to Hide Your Drive i.e. Partition'. Follow these following simple and easy to use steps:

  1. Go to Start -> Run -> "regedit"
  2. Find: HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Policies/Explorer
  3. Choose Edit -> New -> DWORD Value and give name NoDrives.
  4. Double click NoDrives and determine which drive that you want to vanish in Value Data.

    Ex: If you wish to vanish drive E:, insert value 16 in Value Data.

    The combination value in "Value Data" are as following:
    A: > 1
    B: > 2
    C: > 4
    D: > 8
    E: > 16
    F: > 32
    G: > 64
    H: > 128
    I: > 256
    J: > 512
    K: > 1024
and so on.........

There are also awailable software on the web for protecting your HDD. To have a look click here.

But be aware using HDD protection softwares, if you missed your password there is no chance to get your data back or to use any how your HDD.


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    Iqbal Husain Apr 12, 2008

    Sorry friend the complete Reg Key is here




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    Iqbal Husain Apr 12, 2008




    Use the above reg. key



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    Iqbal Husain Apr 13, 2008

    Hi Daoud,

    Great you did the trick very well, but you have done a minor mistake thats why your both drives C: and E: vanished. Actually the values for drives listed above are in Decimal Base and you have entered the Value in Hexademal Base, i.e. if you want to put in hexadecimal then 16 will became 10.

    Nice, now your drive is not protected it just disappeared from My Computer to access the data on the drive Open My Computer and just type the drive letter in Address box followed by : in your case E: and then press enter key the content of the drive will be displayed.



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    Iqbal Husain Apr 13, 2008

    wow Daoud thanks, but m unhappy with your ratings, first you have given Fixya, Then now m sure you will rate as thanks for Trying or Inappropriate.

    Anyways I was told you in my first solution thats there is a number of ways to do that. And the tric which i have given you is a registry modification means this value have not been written to specific disk its just written on system partition which contains the registry file, so it will be avial at another PC on which the registry key is not modified.

    To protect HDD there are thirdparties softwares which used to write your password on HDD and so it will be protected at any system. But the dengerious thing about using these software is that if you forget your password then your hdd will be un-useable. Even then you want to try, I have given a link for such type of sofware, you can use it on your own-risk.



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    Iqbal Husain Apr 15, 2008

    Hi, Friend

    You should ask new question in new thread.

    Anyways, there is a number of reasoins that might cause Bluetooth problems.

    1. First check-out in device manager that the driver is installed currectly, there might not be any 'Yellow Marked' compnent, if you have any one marked with yellow color, means there is missing driver. If so, fix it by re-installing the proper driver.

    2. Then find out the bluetooth device is on and its in the range. If still did not fix, then try step 3.

    3. If driver is ok, then try this link, Microsoft Guides here how to troubleshoot Bluetooth Step by Step.



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    Iqbal Husain Apr 22, 2008

    Dear friend,

    If you will ask question here, then this will come only to me. No other expert can see your question.

    I requested you before please ask your question in new thread. And I am sorry to inform you that I am not going to answer you any more because for my each answer I got degrade my rating from you. I think I am niether able to under stand your question nor you as after my solution which I think is correct, you gave me a down-grade rating.

    Anyways I again request you to ask your question in new thread.

    Thanks for using Fixya



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