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Windows 7: how do I remove a drive lock?

14 Oct 2013   #1
Lamar

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 
how do I remove a drive lock?


hello all,
I dont wanna waste too much time so ill get right to it. I have a asus laptop and while letting my son play around last night he somehow locked me out. Ihave looked for hrs trying to find a fix...and I cant so. the drive lock comes on as soon as the power button is pressed I cant access my cmos or bios..I jus got the laptop about a week ago so I dont mind erasing whats on it( if I must). please help me with this. Thanks in advance...


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14 Oct 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

The easy way to fix your computer is just have your son unlock the computer. A password must of been installed to lock others out.
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14 Oct 2013   #3
Lamar

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

thanks for such a quick reply. the issue is hes 7..he doesn't know what he did... is there a way to override for a moment to gain acces to the cmos? ive tried everything that I know of...
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14 Oct 2013   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Someone who has put a password block on bios knows what they are doing. Someone who password blocks access to the operating system know what they are doing.

As far as I know this is the rule that applies.

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6) No discussions of hacking someones system, network, password, etc.
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14 Oct 2013   #5
Lamar

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

my bad for breaking the rules... didn't realize. umm so I guess im screwed... really not tryin to pay 475 for a diagnosis.

thanks anyways
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14 Oct 2013   #6
LMiller7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Contact the manufacturer and be prepared to prove ownership. Hard drive passwords are a security measure and are designed to be difficult to remove. It it were otherwise they would serve no purpose.
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15 Oct 2013   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

I`m sure your 7 year old did not change the password for windows or the bios, I`m sure it`s something different and much simpler. Did you have your own password to get on the pc ? As mentioned we are not allowed to help you hack into the pc, but maybe if you describe exactly what`s happening when you 1st turn on the pc, maybe we can help. What exactly does this lock out screen ( or whatever ) look like ?
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