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Hdd password toshiba model ps610c-029zdp when i boot the main screen ask's me for a HDD password, I never make it to Windows

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  • Darko Jovanovski Mar 02, 2008

    i have tecra m1 and when i want to starrt the os it shows a mesage HDD pasword

  • Roy dsouza Apr 19, 2008

    hi! m Roy and m using a toshiba tecra A8/satellite pro A120, i could easily lock the hdd but cannot unlock it nor i can rename. plz sugesst some solution.

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  • ibrmoh May 15, 2008

    when i turn on my computer (laptop), a message displays: please enter the built in hdd1 password.

    please help for solving this problem

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    When I turn on my Toshiba Satellite I get a prompt to enter my HDD1 user password which I have forgotten. Please help

  • johncena2k4 Jul 08, 2008

    toshiba satellite Model a135-s45407 hdd1 user password problem

  • burdenk Jul 15, 2008

    having problems with the built in HDD1 user password

  • realguy400 Jul 28, 2008

    when i turn my toshiba laptop on, it ask for built-in hdd password which i don't have

  • carollinda Aug 05, 2008

    not password booting hdd1



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There is no solution at all to decrypt password of your beloved hard drive.

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What is HDD Password? All hard disk drives have the possibility to set a hardware password, thus making the drive completely inaccessible unless a correct password is provided during the BIOS POST test. When you set a password on your notebook, the drive becomes locked as well. XBox gaming consoles and some desktop computers can also lock hard disk drives. This is usually called "HDD password" or "ATA password".

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I have the same problem, what to do?

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I believe The removal and replacement of the HDD is the only way

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So What Happens if a change the hard disk

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Use your tooth brush to rub inside the Machine Heads.

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If you change to a new Hard drive then you will be fine. But make sure you aren't confusing hard drive password and Bios password.
I have not seen but one Hard Drive passworded in 15 years of fooling with PCs.
Lastly, since it would still be stored most likely on the drive you could try one of the stronger drive managers and redo the Master Boot Record. Loosing all data on it at the time, but possibly regaining the drive. Nothing to loose at this point.

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Step 1Turn on your laptop. Press the "F2" key when the first loading screen appears. This will load the BIOS. You'll only have a second or two to press this key before Windows begins to boot. If you're not fast enough and the Windows screen comes up, simply restart and try again.
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