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set in bios, already reset bios and HDD password still there.
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you can physically take out the hard drive and plug it into another PC as a slave. go into Administrative tools to enable it, and browse to your hearts delight
    
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i need to boot to it.
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i need to boot to it.
well u could do wat cosmo said and backup all ur stuff then format the hdd and slap all ur stuff back on it,easy.
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As far as I know, it's fairly impossible. There are some programs you can get that remove the password, but they also remove the data as well while also making it unrecoverable. I haven't personally used or tried any such software. But as someone above mentioned, you're better off hooking up to another computer as a slave and copying off what you need.
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In my tecchie days I had a toshiba password removal key... very hard to get back then but I think you can get them from china nowadays..
    
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seems like its a lost cause. tried hooking it up to 3 different computers and none of them would list it in any usable way. it would show up in device manager but never in my computer. only option i had was to update drives which did nothing and disable.
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