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Posted on Nov 10, 2008
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
Posted on May 07, 2008
Ohhh..not too cool..reboot and press F2 during logo logon..and then reset it in there..
Posted on May 07, 2008
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Boot up or restart your Toshiba laptop.
Immediately and repeatedly tap the F2 key on your keyboard until the start screen appears to change your BIOS (user) and supervisor
(HDD user) passwords.
Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to highlight "Set User Password" or "Set HDD User Password" and press "Enter" on your keyboard.
Type the current password in the box that appears.
Type your new password ox.
You will be asked to enter your new password a second time to confirm it.
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