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Help having problem with medion laptop, asking me to enter my HDD user password which can't remember

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Never say never, many factory functions available to those who can follow a simple pin out schematic

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Some laptops provide a utility to lock a hard disk with a password.These passwords are not the same as BIOS passwords. Moving a locked hard disk to another machine will not unlock it, since the hard disk password is stored in the hard disk firmware and moves with the hard disk. Also, adding a new (unlocked) hard disk to a locked machine may cause the new hard disk to become locked. Also, note that hard disk lock passwords cannot be removed by reformatting the disk, fdisk or any other software procedure (since the disk will not allow and reads or writes to the disk, it cannot be reformatted.) Usually, the BIOS password and hard disk lock passwords are set the same by a user and we can recover the BIOS password directly from the laptop security chip (after it is removed from the system board.) However, it is possible that the BIOS password and hard disk lock passwords may be set different. In this case the BIOS password will not unlock the hard disk. You can test to determine if your hard disk is locked by attempting to access it in another laptop.Password Crackers, Inc. offers help but u can expose the hardisk bios to u v light since its eprom if possible this will reset the password

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Ohhh..not too cool..reboot and press F2 during logo logon..and then reset it in there..

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