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Q: one drive password

I need password onedrive I forgot

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Preferred Solution: one drive password

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I was given a computer to work on and it turns out that her now ex-husband locked it, both the hard drive and the Bios. It is a Dell laptop. She was concerned about what was on the hard drive but I am almost 100% sure there's no way to unlock it???
As for the Bios, my desktop can be bypassed by either taking out the battery or resetting the CMOS jumper. On her laptop I took the battery out but it was still locked. She was hoping I could buy a different hard drive and the computer still be usable.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Bios Password/Hard Drive Password

Sorry no suggestions here, please re-read the rules http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

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Bit of a strange issue here - someone got fired from work and changed the password on the Windows 8 computer before they left. I just managed to reset the password yesterday but now the Outlook account has none of their previous emails and the One Drive account files seem to have all gone missing and certain files that were on the C: Drive are all gone and not in recycle bin either.

When I reset the password I noticed there were three accounts on the computer - USER (which is the one I reset since it was the default when starting up computer), ADMINISTRATOR (didn't touch this one) and GUEST (didn't touch this either).

AfterI reset the password, I'm pretty sure it was the right one as there were still a few relevant files still on the desktop. It's just everything else seems to have vanished.

When I search for certain files in the Explorer, file names come up but it says that "the file location has now been changed" so the shortcut doesn't work.

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A:HOW TO UNLOCK A DRIVE PROTECTED BY BITLOCKER WITHOUT ITS PASSWORD AND RECOVERY KEY ?(I LOST MY PASSWORD AND RECOVERY KEY)

Hi  ashish,
The drive must be unlocked by the recovery password or recovery key. But you lost it and haven?t print the recovery information or save it anywhere. No any other method to help you.
I am sorry for that. I suggest you consult professional data recovery company.
Best regards,
Karen Hu

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Hey guys, I was working with my grandfathers computer. The computer would not boot, it kept getting the BSOD with "Unmountable Boot Volume" At the top. Annoyed, I decided I was going to just back up whatever files were on it (Just his favorites, he has absolutely no documents or anything else)..by plugging his HD into my home PC as a slave and copying them to my flashdrive. Then I would reinstall XP Home on his Desktop, and use the flashdrive to put back his files...Sounds easy enough right? NO!!!!.....Problem is, his user account on the computer (Ralph), was Password Protected so now when I try to access any of his files (using Windows 7) I get a message saying Access Is Denied. How do I get around this. It is not possible to boot his old computer to take off the password. Are his files recoverable?
Thanks for any help!

A:Recovering hard drive files from unbootable, password protected hard drive?

You don't have to do all that to overcome an unmountable boot volume error...try running chkdsk /r command on the drive.

Start/Run...type chkdsk X: /r (where X is the drive letter assigned by XP and with spaces between k and X: and X: and /) and then hit Enter.

Louis

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I bought a laptop from a garage sale that has a password on the hard drive. I have removed the internal battery to reset bios but the password is not in bios of laptop but the hard drive. I have swapped drive on laptop and it works. But i would like to use the Fujitsu HD that it came w/. There are no jumpers on HD or instuctions on back of HD about password?
 

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Hi good Afternoon. I had a Acer 5742z Laptop. intel i3 370m chipset windows 7 Ultimate. One day all of a sudden it caught on fire.. The Power ICS got damaged... I had a Password Set on the Hard Drive, I know the Password, I attached it to a next computer to retrieve data but as it prompt to type password & I proceed it says the Password is Incorrect. How do I solve such a problem?
 

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I just installed windows XP and can't password prtect either a folder or my second hard drive. I have logged in as admin and can't do it from there either. When i go to sharing and security under the security tab the box that it says to check "make this folder private" is inactive and won't let me check it. Is there something I am missing here? I can't protect folders or drives (second hard drive). Is that a feature that can be enabled on a single work station or is is it there to use when you hook up to a domain?
Thanks in advance
 

A:Password protecting a drive

Is the disk partition using NTFS? It's the only drive format that support security. You can convert a FAT16 or FAT32 partition to NTFS. Use My Computer to view which format is used.
 

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Hello-

I want to put a password on my C drive files. Can someone tell me how to do this? I run Windows 2000.

Thanks,
rjb8774
 

A:C Drive Password Protection

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Hello all,

I'm after an app that can either encrypt my storage harddrives or password them with an extremely high security status.. If that make sense

What i want to be able to do is set my drives so i can lock them from access whenever i'm out or away from my machine, but because i'm extremely consistent in poping out for 10 mins or just leaving the machine whilst i do other things i'll need a way of locking it that doesn't take hours to lock and hours to unlock. I also want it to be locked so if someone was to reinstall the OS, remove the program that is being used or put the HDD in another pc it still won't be accessable.

Any ideas??

Thanks guys
Crap.. Wrong place Please move if needed...

A:Hard drive Password app..?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sevsman


Hello all,

I'm after an app that can either encrypt my storage harddrives or password them with an extremely high security status.. If that make sense

What i want to be able to do is set my drives so i can lock them from access whenever i'm out or away from my machine, but because i'm extremely consistent in poping out for 10 mins or just leaving the machine whilst i do other things i'll need a way of locking it that doesn't take hours to lock and hours to unlock. I also want it to be locked so if someone was to reinstall the OS, remove the program that is being used or put the HDD in another pc it still won't be accessable.

Any ideas??

Thanks guys


Crap.. Wrong place Please move if needed...


Use BitLocker - it's currently the best solution for you at the moment. Encrypt your drives and forget it. And from there, get used to the idea of a passworded login for your system, and whenever you leave you machine, use the <WINDOWS_KEYS>+<L> keyboard shortcut to lock you pc so no-one can getin without you there.

With Bitlocker, the data will not be accessible to anyone or anything if the drive is removed from the system used to perform the encryption and placed into another machine.

With Windows 7, it has also become possible to encrypt Flash Drives, and have the system ask for a password when the drive is used in a different machine. Although I haven't tried this one yet...

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hey guys, I was just wondering if there's a way I can put a password on my external drive? say i plug the USB drive in (it's powered) i want a password dialog box to come up. how can i do this?

i'm thinking about using truecrypt. would this be the best solution?

thanks guys, i hope i'm being clear.
 

A:Any way to put a password on USB external drive?

I've never heard of password protecting an external drive, although that doesn't mean such a thing doesn't exist.

I think encrypting a part or all the drive would be best. I use a TrueCrypt volume to contain files I want to protect.
 

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I came across this yesterday. We have two computers set up for use by the public and they are both set up as user1 and user2. The users accounts don't have passwords to them but the admin account on them do. Only two accounts on each computer - user and admin.

Someone tried to access their thumb drive but was denied. Dialogue box said something about needing to be logged in as admininstrator to access thumb drive. Not sure what this is about. I was able to use my computer (admin) and access the thumb drive and print his files but still not sure why accessing a password protected drive would not be possible unless logged in as admin.

imputs anyone?

thanks
 

A:Thumb Drive W/ Password - Cannot log in...

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I recently had to reinstall windows vista on my sister's toshiba satellite A215 due to a virus. Everything was working fine until I finished doing the windows updates after SP1. When it did the next 61 updates after that the computer needed to restart, but when it did the computer froze up at the boot screen. I had to power it off. Then I waited 5 minutes, turned it back on then found that the Hard Drive password which was on the computer was no longer what it was before doing the updates. Now we can't even get into windows or do anything with the computer that I know. What can I do to fix this or is it just an oversized paper weight now?
 

A:Hard Drive password

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using 2nd drive for slave start my pc up comes up drive locked password hit enter a few times windows boots up 2nd drive not unlocked i know the password but where do you put it in help
 

A:drive locked password

I'm thinking cmos
 

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I recently had to reset my Microsoft Acct password on my PC. I now need to reset the One Drive password on my Nokia 1520 but can't find how to do that. Help please

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hello, does anyone know a good program that is free to use that I can download to use on my usb drive to password protect it. It would also help if the password encryption program does NOT need to be installed on each computer the usb is plugged into, to unlock the usb drive. Thank you. (since I didn't purchase a U3 usb drive, this is my only alternative)

Any suggestions?
 

A:Solved: USB Drive password

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My computer is the same it will not accept my password which has not been changed by me I have tried this unfreeze and still cannot get past my harddisk security 

A:Re: What to do if your hard drive password is set ...

Try here: http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/32674/kw/hdd%20password/related/1 

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Hello everyone I have a few problems today. My nephew some how found his way to my 120GB back up drive (receipts/records/taxes/etc) while watching his choo-choo train song (he is 6). So this has me worried and I am curious is there a way to make a storage drive require a password to access?
I don't want to setup user accounts or anything like that, I just wish to have to login each time I click on that storage drive, however if possible I would also like to restrict searches on that drive too if possible.

Anything out there that could help me?

A:Password Hard Drive

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Therian


Hello everyone I have a few problems today. My nephew some how found his way to my 120GB back up drive (receipts/records/taxes/etc) while watching his choo-choo train song (he is 6). So this has me worried and I am curious is there a way to make a storage drive require a password to access?
I don't want to setup user accounts or anything like that, I just wish to have to login each time I click on that storage drive, however if possible I would also like to restrict searches on that drive too if possible.

Anything out there that could help me?


Google

how to password protect hard drive? - CNET PC hardware Forums

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Alright I have a Dell Inspiron notebook computer with a Hitachi hard drive. At some point a tech support employee working on the computer added a hard drive password, and I cannot figure out how to get the damn thing off.

I do have the password, and I can log into my computer just fine...but I can't remove the hard drive password. I checked the BIOS, but it says that the hard drive password is frozen, and will not let me touch it.

Any suggestions?

Thanks ahead of time.
 

A:Hard Drive Password

Please read the rules.
 

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I just made a 'password reset disk'  as recommended by HP Support Assistant. Now how would I use it if I needed to? No hint is given.

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I have a Western Digital "Elements" 1023 500GB External USB drive. Is there a way for me to assign a password to it so that nobody else can plug it in and see all my data?

If so, how do I do that with Windows 7 Pro, 64-bit OS?
 

A:Can I password-protect my Ext USB drive?

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I set a hard drive password via the bios in my old notebook. The motherboard broke, and I let it sit on a shelf for a few years. Now I want to get information off the drive, but I have forgotten the password. I have tried putting it in an external enclosure as a slave drive, but it didn't work. I have put it in my new laptop, but it says Hard Disk Failure when I try to boot off it. When I go into the bios it still has a password set. The lame HP support tells me that the password is stored on the motherboard, but this cannot be, since I am putting the drive in a new notebook. Is there a way to remove the password? It is a Hitachi Travelstar DK23EA out of a Presario 2100.
 

A:Hard Drive Password

http://www.google.com/search?btnG=Google+Search&q=hard+drive+password
 

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My computer is the same it will not accept my password which has not been changed by me I have tried this unfreeze and still cannot get past my harddisk security 

A:Re: What to do if your hard drive password is set ...

Try here: http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/32674/kw/hdd%20password/related/1 

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I hope this is the right place for this question...

I'm a newb at this server stuff. I have successfully built my server and it is operational! I've created five folders for my siblings, which will be shared in the living room computer. Each folder will have its own drive letter (i.e. network drive). I have another computer in the living room which will be sharing these five folders on my network. This computer in the living room will just have an administrator logged on at all time, having a username + password for each person is too troublesome. Is there a way I can create passwords for each of the network drives that I will be assigning to each individual person on my server or on the living room computer? I am using windows xp professional on all computers, I can see my network drives working on the living room computer.

Thanks in advance.

A:password for network drive?

Double post

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Dell inspiron 8600. Now that I have crossed the 2 pins on the motherboard which was very time consuming & removed the tags and password I get a grey screen saying the hard drive is password protected. Now what do I do?
 

A:hard drive password

You can try removing the CMOS battery, or replacing the entire drive, and starting fresh. This may actually be a CMOS Password. You can also try:

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/CmosPwd
 

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Ok! I got past the user/adminastrator password. Now I would like help getting the harddrive unlocked.Dell inspiron4100 thanks.
 

A:Hard drive password

read the faqs in the mobile computing forum.
 

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can someone please help me solve this problem, my laptop Dell Latitude E7440 is showing me  Hard-drive #***W3NOLJQF-1F66, the system internal HDD-1, is protected by password authentication system. you cannot access data on this hard drive without the correct password. please type in the hard drive password.

A:hard drive password

There are two different parts to this.
If you own the system and can verify your ownership, call Dell - they will unlock the CMOS portion of the password.
This WILL NOT remove the password from the drive.  If you don't need the data on the drive, once the CMOS is unlocked, the cheapest way forward is to replace the drive.
If you need the data on the drive, it will need to be sent to a hard drive recovery service with the tools required to unlock the drive.   The password is stored in a user-inaccessible portion of the drive that only specialist tools can access.

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I have researched my problem with the "Drive Lock Password" for my computer until I was blue in the face. I turn on my computer, it begins the startup, and then stops and asks for a "Drive Lock Password. I have gone to the HP sight, and it quotes:

The Drive Lock password protects the data on your hard drive through encryption. If your computer is stolen, the data on the hard drive is inaccessible without the Drive Lock password. This password can not be reset. If it is lost or forgotten, the hard drive must be replaced. Please contact HP to order a new hard drive. This service is not covered by the warranty.​
My question is, WHEN DID THEY EVER TELL ME MY DRIVE LOCK PASSWORD!! I have never set one, never recieved one, and I am, quite frankly, frustrated t the fact that it just decided one day that I needed to enter one. I had it for two years; and within those two years have accumulated pictures, projects, etc., that I don't have access to now. I don't understand how I am supposed to come up with a password that I never had access to in the first place, even though I bought it from Circuit City July of 2004. Please help!
 

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So my girlfriends dell is falling apart.

First her screen is dead (figuring that one out)

Then she had this screaming noise going on (figuring that one out)

But while trying to figure that out I took her harddrive out and put it into an external casing to isolate it and see if that was infact the thing screaming.

Well it wasn't and now when I put it back into the machine its asking before bios even comes up for the HDD password.

This is my girlfriends computer, she didn't set any password (she wouldn't know how)

So now I'm screwed with dell absolutely not helping at all. Yes I could pay $50 for them to help me out. But I'm not budging. I stayed on the phone for 30min telling them to stop hijacking my harddrive with a ransom. Crap laptop and crap customer service.

The code I get after 3 tries is

44896128

and the laptop is a
Dell Inspiron 1501
I hope someone can help me out.

Thanks guys!!!
 

A:Dell hard drive password

Please see the TSG Rules, we no longer provide any help with passwords. Obviously, we can't determine the real intent here, so our policy is to abstain from any assistance in these matters.

Please read the forum rules before posting again.

http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
 

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Is it possible to create a password for an external hard drive?

Thank you for any replies.

Mogz
 

A:Password For External Hard Drive?

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I have followed all of the suggestions on this problem in several other posts, but I am wondering where mine is different. I have no problems accessing other computers through My Network Places or Workgroup...for the most part.
The situation is this: my home computer has
- 3 hard drives (1 IDE, 2 SATA)
- IDE -> C drive when booting into XP Pro, is accesible on other computers
- SATA 1 -> F Drive when booting into XP Pro, contains all program files and documents (just as it would on the C drive but I install everything onto this drive and place all documents here in case of a crash or need to redo the C drive), and is NOT accesible by other computers and requests that a password be entered and the user name is grayed out containing "KOOLANCE\Guest" (KOOLANCE is the home computer's name)
- SATA 2 -> G Drive when booting into XP/C Drive when booting into Vista Ultimate, contains all Vista installation files and program files
- All CD/DVD drives are accessible as well.
Why on earth will it not access the F drive?! It asks for a password that has never been set (heard that anywhere before??) and I have tried all passwords possible and every other solution mention throughout this forum. I don't understand why this drive is acting so different.
 

A:Network Places password on one drive

Obviously, this is the machine with XP-Pro, right? The permissions on that drive must be different than the other drives. Try this first.

Create a file in notepad named FIXANON.REG with the following contents:

------------------- Use text after this line -------------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa]
"restrictanonymous"=dword:00000000
------------------- Use text before this line -----------------

Double click on the file and say Yes to the merge into registry question.
 

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I recently had the uberintelligent idea of making a hard drive password on my dell inspiron 6000 notebook. i put in the password i made and it is telling me its incorrect. does anyone know of a master password or a way to bypass the password so i can remove it. any help would be appreciated.

meeks
 

A:Lost Hard Drive Password?

if you are sure that the password is correct, have you tried using upper and lower case ?
 

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When I mount a drive from my OSX box from Win7 the password is never remembered

Explorer -> Tools -> Map Network drive
Pick drive letter
Folder: \\ip.to.osx\foldername
Reconnect at logon checked
Connect using different credentials checked

But when I reboot or come back from sleep it always prompts me for credentials

A:Mapped Drive Password not remembered

So I have to require password on wake in order for it to save passwords to mapped drives?

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I recently forgot my hard drive password the master and the user passIs there a way to remove it .. or a backdoor password for this issuePlease help My laptop information is :ThinkPad T420 , type 1480 

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I tried using Truecrypt - but I am very much a novice and became completely confused. Can anyone help me out with any suggestions and simple directions. Please!!! Thank you in advance---
 

A:password protect flash drive

Start Truecrypt
Click 'create volume' button
Select 'Create an encrypted file container", click 'Next' button
Select 'Standard TrueCrypt volume'. click 'Next' button
Click 'Select File' and navigate to the USB stick, and create a file name for Truecrypt to use.Click 'Next'
At the Encryption Options screen, click 'Next' button.
At Volume Size screen, type in the size of the file container that you need. (eg 2 MB ) Click 'Next' button
At the Volume Password screen , key in your password twice. Click 'Next'
At the Volume Format screen, click 'Format' button
Click 'Exit' button

Now you have created your encrypted volume/file. And you are back at the main TrueCrypt screen.

Select a drive letter. This is the drive letter you want to use when you 'mount' the encrypted volume. The volume/file you created above needs to be mounted as a drive letter, then you can drag files into it.

Click 'Select File' and navigate to your USB stick to find the file you just created.
Click 'Mount' button.
Type in your password.

The drive letter is now ready to use. You can drag files onto that drive, or create new files in that drive, and all those files will be encrypted inside that drive. When you are done, click 'Dismount'.
 

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Hi everyone, Can you password protect your external hard drive.

A:Exter hard drive password

I am not sure what is the consensus on encryption here but I guess it just complicates stuff if something goes wrong. However, here is a recent article: Best Free Drive Encryption Utility | Gizmo's Freeware

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just got the 16gb Patriot USB flash drive from Frys..

http://www.patriotmem.com/products/detailp.jsp?prodline=4&catid=8&prodgroupid=47&id=642&type=11
How do I protect the files on it from being viewed or taken?
 

A:How to password protect a USB Flash Drive?

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Running win 7 on a 3 year old Dell Inspiron. Left the machine on overnight Tuesday. Wednesday morning it was showing the enter password login screen. I assumed it downloaded updates overnight & rebooted. Would not accept password & when I clicked forgot password it said to install the floppy or USB device that contained the password record. That's when I noticed it was showing drive d instead of c. Restarted, F12, changed boot order to hd, save, exit. Aaaand it's still showing drive d. Repeated steps many times with no difference. When I hit F2, it shows the hd in first place. When I hit F12, it shows floppy/USB in first. Win7 repair disc finds no problems. Tell me I don't gotta reinstall.
 

A:Solved: win 7 boot password & drive

Try using system restore to go back to a day before the updates were installed. You should be able to access it from the Windows 7 Disk but i can't tell you how to do it because i've never used it from the cd.
 

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Hi Guys,

I kinda new here. I am hoping you would be able to help me out.
I have a Trancend StoreJet 2.5 SATA external HDD. I had use StoreJet Elite 2 to password protect the drive. I know it is stupid of me, but I had forgotten its password. Is there anyway that I would still be able to get hold od the content of the disk? Or is there a software that I could use.
Thanks for the help guys in advance
 

A:Forgotten Exrternal Drive password

Unfortunately the forum rules prevent all advice on password issues as there is simply no way to know if it's a real or malicious request.

If you check the rules (as you should when signing up) you would notice this.

Good luck but sorry...
 

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Help! I purchased a new Fujitsu 40G hard drive for my ThinkPad 600 about two months ago. I damaged the screen and decided to buy a refurb. Dell Latitude C800. I wanted to replace the 10G hard drive with the 40G. As soon as the computer booted, it asked for a password for the 40G. The error message on the screen stated the model # of the drive. I could not find a way around it, so decided to buy an external housing for storage. No Go. I had not set a password on the drive, so, as a test, I put an old 1.3G into the IBM. I watched as, much to my horror, the IBM cursor moved over to the supervisor's password, unlocked it, moved over to the hard drive password, locked it, and moved over to the supervisor's password and relocked it. In other words, it automatically locked the drive without asking. I can get no help from Dell, IBM or Fujitsu. IBM even said that what I saw is not possible. I would not believe it myself, if I hadn't seen it. I have had no luck in getting any help from anyone. I would rather use it internally, but external would be fine. Thanks in advance for any help. Jimdevon
 

A:Laptop hard drive password

Throw away the Dell! I can't even imagine what's going on there.
 

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I took my old computer and turned its hard drive into a network drive. Then I mapped it on all the computers on the wireless network. The wireless network is protected but I want to put a password on the network drive. How do I put the password on the drive?

Thank you for your help!
 

A:Network Hard Drive Password

You can't put a password on a drive except at the bios level and that is not what you are asking for.

You are asking that when some goes to access the drive they have to put in a password.

Only way I know you can do that is to have the user accounts on this drives computer have the same name for each user account but you have to put in a different user password then the one they use to logon their pc.

example: userA logs in locally using "happy" as their passwork. userA on the remote hard drive pc has password "sad". Same name, different password.

Then they will recieve a password challenge but once they enter it they have all access until the next time they logon and connect.

Otherwise you have to purchase 3rd party password folders/shares program. Google it for more info.
 

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Is it possible to password protect files on a flash drive. I have a PNY 256Mb flash is there any way to pasword protect the entire flash drive or individual files contained within?
 

A:Password protecting a flash drive

you watch too many spy movies.
 

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I was wondering what the best way to password protect my flash drive is. My sandisk 8gb flash drive came with the stock sandisk software that supposibly password protects my data. This didnt seem so, so im looking for a new way to protect my files. Is there a program that when the drive is plugged in, the user is prompted for the password before even seeing the files on my drive?

A:Flash drive password protection

Well it depends on how ur looking at it - if u are running it on ur machine then yes u can apply rules from 3rd party apps on it. if its ur generic plug and play device such as ur sanddisk im sure u could just use the one that came with it. why did u say "this doesnt seem so" in your post? care to elaborate?

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Hi my name is martin. can a hard drive password affect the rebooting of my laptop and how can i reset it to remove it since am afraid it would affect me in case I have to reboot. Explain to me the process of removing the password please.

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About to buy a USB Flash Drive.
Is there any FREE software out there which would allow me to password protect the Flash Drive. Ideally, I require something that asks me for a password when I insert it into the PC and will not give me access unless I put in the correct password.
 

A:Password Protect USB Flash Drive

Hi alexfooty,
I don't know of a prog to do exactly that but why not have a look at using TrueCrypt in what's called "Traveller Mode"?

I hope this link works:

http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/

You need to scroll down the menu on the left hand side & click on "Traveller Mode"

Richard.
 

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I just bought an 80GB Acomdata external hard drive for my laptop, and it's working great, I just want to know if there is any way to password protect it.
 

A:Password on External Hard Drive?

Buy one of the many file/folder encryption packages and encrypt the files. StorageCrypt is one such package.

Do a Google search for encrypt external drive and enjoy yourself evaluating the options.
 

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