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My mate put a master password on my laptop then forgot the password to unlock my hard drive. i need to reboot to original factory settings to get the password off or a reboot program

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You won't be able to unlock the hard drive without the right password, only a Data Recovery lab can do that and the price is usually around 200.

The simple solution is to just swap the hard drive out with a new one and reinstall everything ;)

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

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