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Drivelock password I forgot it

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  • powerwagonsb Nov 06, 2008

    Bought computer at garage sale. They said it had a virus and wouldnt start. They did not remember password

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You can take that HDD out and put it in an external case then throw a new one into the computer.

or you can take the HDD out and have someone reformat it for you and reinstall whichever OS you want onto it.


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