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Asking for hard drive password

My laptop just stop while i am typing. and when i open it again, there is a mesage already, that goes like this. " ENTER HARD DRIVE PASSWORD"
I'm very sure i never put any password in my Harddrive. My unit is HP Compaq nx9040

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