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Need to bypass primary master HDD user password

recieved a acer 3680 laptop and when I turn it on it asks for the primary master HDD user password. Is there any way possible of getting rid of this. I am willing to try anything.

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  • brianjr May 29, 2008

    forgot HDD password

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    Acer Aspire 3683WXCi:
    While booting:
    Enter Primary Master HDD User Password: ???????? 

    Hdd password error code
    [16045]

    Many thanks. Vlad.

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There is a freeware called Killcmos. You can find it using google. But this is no guarantee and could possibly damage your bios.


Hope this helps.

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