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i have 10gb harddisk which has a password on how do i remove it kindly assist

Q: i have 10gb harddisk which has a password on how do i remove it kindly assist

i have 10gb harddisk which has a password on how do i remove it kindly assist

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Preferred Solution: i have 10gb harddisk which has a password on how do i remove it kindly assist

I recommend downloading and running DRP. It's a recovery tool that has been proven to recover files that most other programs have no luck with. I've even recovered files from freshly formatted or partitioned drives.

You can download it direct from this link http://goo.gl/v51TwD. (This link will automatically start a download of DRP that you can save to your computer.)

A: i have 10gb harddisk which has a password on how do i remove it kindly assist

You contact the hard drive manufacturer or a data recovery company.

ATA hard drive passwords are implemented inside the hard drive itself and AFAIK there are no easy and publicly known reset mechanisms.

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Hello, I just backed up the entire harddisk using Acronis True Image. The file is about 10 GB and I am not sure how to burn it onto a DVD that has a capacity of only 4 GB. Do I need any special software to do that? I am using Windows Vista.

Thanks!
 

A:Created a Backup image of the Harddisk (10GB+) how do you burn it?

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hi,

My HD crash, so i put it as external usb to open, everything open fine, but when i need to go to my folder it keep telling me it cant open due permission, I assume that when i used it in the comp, I password protected it when open windows normally.

Now my question is, i know my password, is a way that i can enter that use-sing that external way, so every folder can open normally?

A:How to remove password of external harddisk

i search my self and this was helpfull http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421

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I deleted approx 10gb data from c drive but my free space is still the same :-(
Don't know what to do.

A:I deleted 10gb data but i did not got 10gb free space?

Did you empty the recycle bin?

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I have a windows7 64bit intel i3 new laptop. It is an asus and I do not have any bad software on here. I am infected with the Sirefef.k virus that I cannot remove. I have tried spybot search and destroy and also with Malware bytes. After checking my computer they say I am clear. My antivirus in MS Security Essentials. The antivirus continues to ring up this location and I delete the files only to have them reappear. C:\Users\user\AppData\22fd655a\U\800000cf.$I can see the file there.. and delete it but as I said it reappears. I also have used ccleaner and all three do not show anything after the scan. when I went online to manually delete cannot even find the indicated files on my system.I would appreciate the help as I am pulling my hair out chasing this Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Hi there,

My laptop become slower.

Kindly assist me in removing those bad guys.

Tq in advance.


Here is the log from main.txt

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Shahrul Faiz on 2008-05-04 10:26:06
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
55: 2008-05-04 02:26:12 UTC - RP55 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
54: 2008-05-04 01:41:20 UTC - RP54 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
53: 2008-05-04 00:59:47 UTC - RP53 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
52: 2008-05-03 21:11:05 UTC - RP52 - System Checkpoint
51: 2008-05-02 16:22:17 UTC - RP51 - Removed LiveUpdate Notice (Symantec Corporation)


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2008-04-24 07:28:08 UTC - RP1 - System Checkpoint


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis (run as Shahrul Faiz.exe) ----------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:28, on 2008-05-04
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDO... Read more

A:Spyware/Virtumonde, Rootkit/Booto.C & Bck/VB.XB - kindly help me to remove those

bump..

kindly assist me. It getting worst.

Tq in advance

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I have an Acer Aspire One netbook running Windows 7. Was my daughters up until 3 years ago, she received new laptop. This was stored until recent. Attempted to set up for work usage, but she has an admin password on it. I do not have password and she doesn't remember what it was. How do I remove the password? It is out of tech support warranty and Acer will not assist.
 

A:Password Assist

As per the forum rules, we do not assist with passwords, please see here: https://forums.techguy.org/help/rules/

Therefore I must close this thread.
 

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I want to set a password to my Harddrive of computer. I also do not know how does it help to keep hard drive secure.
Also please suggest a freeware for folder lock (other than folderlock software).
 

A:Harddisk password

this is set via the bios
as the PC starts it should flash on the screen for a few seconds how to get to the bios/setup
often at this point you press a key to enter
depending on make an model of your PC
could be <F2>or <F10> or <Del> or another key

In the bios will be a section, probably security to set a bios / harddrive password
in some cases just setting the bios also sets the harddrive
BUT
if you forget the harddrive password - remember if you forget the password , you will not be able to access the harddrive , even if you put it into a different pc
 

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A couple days ago I clicked on a pin from a map online. Explorer immediately closed, then the computer shut down.
When I turned the computer on again, maybe 47 warning windows popped up and also a window about ATI catalyst not functioning. I used an anti virus program which caught and removed 47 threats. No longer did ATI cataclyst have any trouble and the warning windows no longer appeared. I unhide my files after unsucessfully using system restore.
However, my internet connection has been slow and sometimes searches will be redirected. Sometimes my browser will close. In control panel I have seen many svhosts instead of one. I downloaded malwarebytes antimalware and perhaps every minute or so it blocks outgoing 206.161.121.3 from explorer, and from hotmail a 46.17.97.109 outgoing from iexplorer, always using different port numbers.
I don't have a bootdisk and I lost my Windows cd in a move.
When I used DSS a window said PAT.DAT cannot function.
GMER told me through 5 windows that win32 was in use already. It also did this in safe mode but still scanned from directory, files, regestry, c drive and backup d drive.
I hope that your kindness and expertise will extent to me because I cannot seem to remove this troublesome malware without help.

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_33
Run by godot at 13:33:38 on 2012-08-01
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.2.1033.18.3036.1745 [... Read more

A:Please assist me to remove rootkit

/BUMP

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hi eveyrone, im new to these forums and was wondering if you guys could help me out.i scanned my pc with avg free 8.0 and every single time it find a trojan but cannot remove it.here is my hijack this logany help would be appriciated , thank you.Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exeC:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\FLEXnet Publisher\FNPLicensingService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\WINDOWS ... Read more

A:cant remove trojan plz assist

Hello MishkaJP,

I apologise for the delay, the forum is busy.

If you still need help, post a new HijackThis log, with the Heading please, as it was cut-off from the one you posted.

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Hi All,

I have a Samsung p30 laptop which is asking for primary HDD password. I want to remove the Password which i am unable to do nor i can format the laptop this is been a problem for a while can anyone help me on this
 

A:Primary harddisk password

Defeating or circumventing Passwords is something that assistance is not allowd on this forum. While your intentions may be totally honorable, no one here can know that for sure. There are individuals that try to crack passwords on computers and hard drives because they don't have them and the system they are trying to gain access to does not belong to them and they came about it in a nefarious fashion. As I said, this is not to call you dishonest, but there is no way for us to be certain. Please don't take offense to this.
 

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I'd like to replace he hard disk an need an isntruction how to get to the hard disk.

A:remove harddisk HP F4H58LA#ABM

Hi, Your machine is an HP 14-r022la as shown:       http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04334201 Please use information from page 68 of the following manual:     http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04513798.pdf Regards.

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how password protect for vitual harddisk in widows 7 os.

A:password protect for virtual harddisk

Hi jasimkhan,

There is no built-in feature to password protect the VHD file. However if you have a Password-protected user account and you store the .vhd file in "My Documents", they will not be accesible to other users logged on to your machine. Or create a Folder in a place of your chosing and give only you permission to read/write that folder.

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Hi Guys can anyone tell me why my Laptop is doing this when i boot up  and why it happened Thanks Hard disk security error:sata port o hgst hts545050a7e680lock i can't clear the DRIVELOCK password in the BIOS setup. i dont know current pass. it say DEFINED  

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I forgot my seagate external harddisk password.

I tried to reformat the HD

I went to: computer management->storage -> disk management->and right click hardisk drive but the Format option was disabled.

can anyone help me to solve the problem?

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I have an Acer Aspire 5733z. My daughter went in and changed my password and now she forgets what it is. I cannot log into my computer at all, I keep getting a Harddisk Security prompt then I push Enter and it prompts for a password. That I don't know. I also cannot find the start up disk. What can I do to try and fix this? Thanks for any help..

A:Harddisk Security Forgot password

Hi lori42, welcome to 7f!

You will need to contact Acer to see if they have a master password, and if they will reset it for you.

This is one manufacturers version of Hard Disk Security, see Note area:





Quote:
4.) BIOS Lock needs a supervisor/user password to access BIOS setup. BIOS settings can be configured to prompt for password at every first bootup or all bootup sequences. Access to BIOS setup is needed to configure Hard Disk Lock. Hard Disk Lock requires an access key to retrieve data on the hard disk. This is a Data
Confidentiality security feature. Anti-theft Lock Slot allows the use of a lock to physically secure the LifeBook. Smartcard slot usage is dependent on customer's solution. Fingerprint sensor uses AuthenTec TruePrint™ Technology and Softex OmniPass to remember customer list of user IDs and passwords. Full security unlock
sequence - Bootup Lock (BIOS Lock), Hard Disk Lock, Fingerprint Windows Logon.

NOTE: Loss of password requires the LifeBook to be returned to Japan factory for system refresh. Cost of shipment and lost data will be borne by the customer. Backup your user's profile before changing HDD. Without the user's profile associated with a document at the point of encryption, Softex OmniPass cannot decrypt
the encrypted document. 2 passwords refers to Master Password and User Password of the HDD Lock. The Master Password can be used to clear the User Password at the BIOS settings under Hard Disk Security. If HDD Lock pro... Read more

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I just don't remember the password and cant find the recovery key. So I just try lot of passwords and now its just ask the recovery key only. I think its because of the too many attempts that I tried to find correct passwords. I have the laptop that I
use to encrypt that harddisk but I don't have any other information. Is there anyway to remove the bitlocker without damaging the files that inside ?

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Hi

Machine previously infected with Security Shield rouge app net worm win32 zorin. Believed to have been cleaned. However gmer will not allow any options but Services, Registry, Files and ADS along with C drive to be checked before scan is initiated no log generated. Note 64 bit version Sophos AntiRoot Kit checks clean. Have also attached bmp file showing traces in registry. Would appreciate assistance / instructions how to use combofix if appropriate to remove imesh traces from machine. Win7 64bit Home Premium.

Thank you RT

A:Clean? Request assist. 2 access CF to remove imesh from reg

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.We need to create an OTL ReportPlease download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.In the custom scan box paste the following:

msconfig
safebootminimal
activex
drivers32
netsvcs
%SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
/m... Read more

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Hi, I got my new Lenovo Thnkpad P52 Workstation. I'm putting additional M.2 SSD now. I have a 2.5 Spin Drive from factory which have Win10 and as boot disk. Now, I installed M.2 and want to remove my 2.5 HardDisk completely and keep only M.2 as my Boot Disk. Is it possible ? Haver anyone tried ? Please share steps ?What BIOS settings needed to achieve this ?Is it allowed by Lenovo BIOS/Hardware configuration to use without a 2.5 Disk onboard ? Thank! 

A:Remove 2.5 HardDisk and stick with just only M.2 (Boot disk) on P52

no problem.

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Total Security Adware is a pain and want to remove it.. Hope any of you smart folks can assistEdit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Total Security Adware is a pain and want to remove it.. Hope any of you smart folks can assist

Take a look here: How to remove Total Security (Uninstall Guide)

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Hello all,

I need some advice.

I recently replaced my old harddisk to a new harddisk. The old harddisk has windows xp home and other programs installed.

I did not format the old harddisk, I only took out the old harddisk and replaced it with a new harddisk. I then installed windows xp home to the new harddisk.

While I am installing programs on the new harddisk, I discovered that one of the programs do not allow me to activate the program license because I have previously activated the program on my old windows. I need to do a proper uninstallation to release the license, then I can activate the license of the program in the new harddisk.

My question is, can I take out my current new harddisk, replace it with the old harddisk, boot up as normal into the old harddisk windows, uninstall the program inside the old harddisk, then replace the old hardisk with my new harddisk again.

Will I be able to access the old windows on the old harddisk?
Will it mess up my current windows/programs settings?
Will my current new harddisk windows be able to work as normal after accessing the old harddisk windows?
I thought of accessing the old harddisk as a slave, but I do not know if it is possible to access the old harddisk and do a proper uninstall of the program?
Is there any better way of uninstalling the program on my old harddisk?

Thanks in advance.

A:Accessing Win XP on old harddisk to uninstall programs after installing new harddisk

you have to swap out the drive completely. at no time should you have both hdd plugged in.

repeat, do not run them as master and slave. run each hdd individually at each time only.........

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I have 40GB harddisk and now I am moving to 120GB SATA hardisk. But i want all the data with softwares, plugins and all the windows settings to be transferred in the 120 GB harddisk.

There is any way so that all files and setttings will transferred and I dont have to install everything again.

In my system Windows XP Pro SP1 is installed.
 

A:Transfer data/settings from small harddisk to big harddisk

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HIUNFORTUNATELY I WAS SET BIOS PASSWORD AFTER FORGET PASSWORD SYSTEM DISABLED CODE: 50905088 I DONT WANT ANOTHER POWER ON PASSWORD OR ADMIN PASSWORD JUST REMOVE THE PASSWORD  AND LOG IN PASSWORD ALSO I FORGETTED PLEASE ANY POSSIBILITY TO RESET LOG IN PASSWORD ALSO  REGARDS KRISHNA

A:REMOVE POWER ON PASSWORD or ADMIN PASSWORD AND LOGIN PASSWOR...

Try: 45663008

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I have a HP 17-f020us 17.3-Inch Touchscreen Laptop with window 8. I dont what to have to remove the battery to do this. Way to much for me to try to do. I would like to know how to do it through the Bios.
Thank you,
Rhonda
 

A:How do i remove/disable my Bios Password "i know my user password

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Hi, I work at a pawn shop, and we have a problem we have never encountered before.  This laptop, which is cleared and is now for sale in the shop, now asks for an administrator password or power on password.  It did not do this when it was brought in, nor when it was pulled from the back.  We were going to power it on for a customer, and it just started asking us for this password. I have seen in another post that you enter through it 3 times to get a code, so here is the code:61987774 Any help on this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks











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A:Remove Admin Password/ Power On Password on Boot Up

Please try this Password = 74685370 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,KNRKAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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Windows cannot remove the password. Password and/or account policies require the account to have a password

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I've created a password for the guest account. Now I can neither change nor remove it.

Logging on as admin I can't find a setting to change or remove guest account's password.

Logging on as guest I am getting the "windows cannot change password" warning if I try to change or remove it.

On guest account using ctrl+alt+del>"change password", now I get a "access is denied" warning.

Any kind of help would be appreciated. Thanks.

PS: The whole issue has started with me seeing a warning on Bitdefender's Vulnerability module telling that the guest account has no password. I clicked on it and created a password for my guest account from within BD. That doesn't necessarily have to be related with the problem, just FYI.

A:Password Change / Remove Password Problem

uninstall bitdefender first, then reboot, next go to control panel, User Accounts and Family safety, User Accounts, select change your windows passwords and remove password from guest account and any other accounts you wish. Then reboot.

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My husband found a Dell desktop left behind in one of the rental properties his company manages and brought it home. It works just fine, the only problem is that you have to enter the administrator password to do pretty much anything. There is a guest user that I can log onto without a password and get on the internet, but I can't save any files or download any programs without the password. Is there a way I can remove this password lock, without knowing the password or logging onto the admin user, or would I have to completely wipe Windows and reinstall it?
 
Thank you!

A:How to remove administrator password, without knowing the password?

Offline Registry Editor
 
Enable the Hidden Adminstrator Account and then use it to reset the standard Administrator Account. Follow this guide. Here is a video. You don't want to reset your admin accounts password using the Offline Registry Editor if by chance the file system is encrypted.
 
DANGER WILL ROBINSON!
If password is reset on users that have EFS encrypted files, and the system is XP or newer, all encrypted files for that user will be UNREADABLE! and cannot be recovered unless you remember the old password again If you don't know if you have encrypted files or not, you most likely don't have them. (except maybe on corporate systems)
 

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My husband found a Dell desktop left behind in one of the rental properties his company manages and brought it home. It works just fine, the only problem is that you have to enter the administrator password to do pretty much anything. There is a guest user that I can log onto without a password and get on the internet, but I can't save any files or download any programs without the password. Is there a way I can remove this password lock, without knowing the password or logging onto the admin user, or would I have to completely wipe Windows and reinstall it?
 
Thank you!

A:How to remove administrator password, without knowing the password?

Offline Registry Editor
 
Enable the Hidden Adminstrator Account and then use it to reset the standard Administrator Account. Follow this guide. Here is a video. You don't want to reset your admin accounts password using the Offline Registry Editor if by chance the file system is encrypted.
 
DANGER WILL ROBINSON!
If password is reset on users that have EFS encrypted files, and the system is XP or newer, all encrypted files for that user will be UNREADABLE! and cannot be recovered unless you remember the old password again If you don't know if you have encrypted files or not, you most likely don't have them. (except maybe on corporate systems)
 

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Hello All,
   I need to remove user passwords. Yes I have removed Admin password. I have used Trinity, Hiren's boot disk, UBCD and other linux and password removal programs. I want to remove the user passwords from the login. I have done the safe mode startup and disabled the EUFI. I cannot login to the admin or safe mode unless i enter the user password. Which is what I am trying to remove. I have watched videos and read tutorials and all of them tell me to login and then change the password. Is there any possible way to remove this? I am talking about the main user login that has the user name with the email under it. Is there a way to remove them from pulling the hard drive and accessing it through usb as an external drive. I have been through multiple forums and all with the same thing. They all tell me to login and then change the safe mode or user settings. I want to remove the user password without loging in. PLEASE do not send me a site that shows me how to remove password after loging in or login and change the start up or settings. I already know how to do those things. Like I said I already removed admin password, but I cannot login or it does not show that user as a choice to login. Yes I am very frustrated with this. I think I am going to quit my job and quit working on computers if this is what Is installed for the future.   <<<<this is how I feel. DUMB!!   

A:Remove login password/ forgot password

That's a touchy subject...yes, there are ways to do what you want, but...I'm hesitant to assist, since there's no way for me to know what your intentions are or whether or not you have ownership of/ should have access to  the PC in question.  I know that sounds unhelpful at best and rude at the least, but...I'd go back to Google, if I were you. 

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I have already tried the EASE ACCESS option but could'nt find to stop this Short Cuts as these keys are well working in My virtual machine , Can any one suggest the answer of it.

A:Keyboard shorcuts opens, when i press R it opens the RUN Command window & when i press E it opens the My computer , How should i remove these shorcuts. When i use these keys in my Virtual machine it works fine, Kindly guide me in this issue

Hi ABDUL WASI,
Thanks for the post!
It seems the shortcut keys are messed up. Did you get this issue before?
By default, Win+R is used to open Run command, and Win+E for opening Computer. It seems these shortcut keys are changed. Now, if you press Win+R or Win+E, which windows will show?
If you figure out which application used this two shortcuts keys. Right-click the application, choose Properties - Shortcut Tab, what's behind the Shortcut key box? Change it with another shortcuts key.
Also fully scan your computer, and if you have a backup, a system restore could help you come back to a nearlier time.
Regards,
MiyaThis posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. | Please remember to click "Mark as Answer" on the post that helps you, and to click "Unmark as Answer" if a marked post does not actually answer
your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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With the installation i've devided the HD to several partitions. The C disk has 43Gb. Today I've received a message that the C drive has only 1.5 Gb free. I've checked everything, but I could count less then 30 Gb used. I've checked to show all files, including system files and folders. Even Nero shows more then 10 Gb free. I've run disk check, but the drive is healthy and no error was found. Please, help!

A:I've lost 10gb

Run Disk Clean-up and see what happens. (Right-click on drive - Properties).

What's in your Recycle Bin? Anything?

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A:Missing 10GB

There are many files and folders that are hidden from view, go to start>Username>Folder and search options. Select the "view" tab and scroll down until you see "hidden files and folders". Select "Show hidden files and folders" and "Hide protected operating system files" (NOTE: Make sure you re-enable this setting after you are done). Now you can count the size correctly.

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hey my pf usage is very high, ive been looking rouncl ancl people seem to b getting worriecl when its like 500mb but mines 1.10gb. how clo i get it clown?? also ive got like 67 processes running but i clont know whats safe to shut clown ancl whats not...can anyone help please??
 

A:help!! pf usage 1.10GB

Hello and welcome to TechSpot.

Please go and read this and then post a fresh HijackThis log as an attachment into this thread. That will enable us to see what processes are running on your system, so we can tell you what to disable.

What process has the highest memory usage?

Regards
 

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I have a problem w/ my 60GB Maxtor 7200 rpm h/d.

I'm using WInXP Pro.

I checked under it's properties and it says that I've used 10gb and have close to 47GBs left. I know for sure that I don't anywhere close to that on the h/d. I went through the folders one by one and counted how much space is in them and I counted only 2.5GB.

I already deleted everything in my Recycle bin, including the norton protected files in the recycle bin.

I also reformatted my HD and this is a new install just a couple of weeks old. I also had the same problem before I reformatted.

Anyone know how I can get it to report the right used space size/free space?

Thanks in Advance.
 

A:H/D used space says 10Gb but I've only used 2.5GB?

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I wonder why it is I lose a certain percentage of space on a new external hard drive, or any hard drive for that matter, when I format the darn thing?
This is my forth external hard drive I purchase and each time I lose between 7 to 9 % of space just by going through the process. Any insight on that would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance.

Catchflyers!
 

A:Lost 10GB!

This is a rather moot subject. Manufacturers advertise in GB where 1GB = 1000MB.
In reality 1GB = 1024MB.
So a (as sold) 100GB harddisk has at the most 97.6GB. Then you lose a few GB for the filesystem and you are quickly down to ca. 7-9% loss.
 

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It happenedd right after i installed/uninstalled metro last light but it shouldnt matter since i installed it on my hdd drive.
I went into my ssd but cant the file thats responsible for my missing 10gb, even had hidden folder showed.
I used disk clean up and ccleaner 10gb is still missing.

A:10GB of my OS SSD storage is gone

Whatever you count is probably wrong. Here is what you have to add:

1. What WinDirStat tells you - plus

2. The shadowstorage. Run this command:

vssadmin list shadowstorage

It is the Allocated that counts.

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i have recently restarted my pc and it gave me sum cursed ntldr missing thing...ive read all the toher posts bout it...i stumbled acorss oen fo them stating to use http://www.svrops.com/svrops/downlo...les/xpprobt.exe that program to make a bootable floppy...it works but it keeps giving me this same screen that asks me which windows i would like to boot(xp or xp capsule recovery) it doienst matter which one i choose because either way it takes me back to the os boot screen( xp ir capsule recovery)....any suggestions?
 

A:Reformatting my 10gb hdd

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Hi,
new guy here, love the forum.

After installing a second HDD for data, I noticed 10 GB was missing from my SSD drive.
I installed the HDD, I formatted it, all seemed fine, until I noticed the missing gigs
System restore is turned off for the second drive. Would like to know where the GB's went, as to my SSD is only 120GB

I have cleared all restore points,
used disk clean up, and have checked disck properties.
Am I missing something??

Running Windows 7 Home Prem 64
Intel X25M SSD for OS
WD Black 1TB data

Thanks

A:10GB less on SSD(OS) when adding a second HDD

I guess posted to soon,
problem solved.
I had an 11GB hiberfil.sys file. that wasn't showing up in the sdd allocation.
yep its now deleted, to regain this space.

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Hello,
I have recently upgraded my system from 4 to 10gb of ram. I was able to use all my ram when I had 4gb of ram. However, after upgrading my system I discovered I was only able to use 3.24gb of ram. What is going on? I understand that a 32bit operating system cannot use more than 4gb of ram but, currently I have a 64BIT OS. I just don't get it, and I need help!

OS: Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
My computer model is Dell OptiPlex 990 mini tower
I believe the motherboard model for my system is 6D7TR

I have tried to remove some mismatching ram and I can still only use 3gb of ram.
[Note] Before this all happened I also remembered changing the virtual memory on my computer. However, changing it back has no impact what so ever.

If anyone can help me out that be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:10gb Of ram but only 3.24 usabled? Help!

How much ram is shown in the bios ?
 

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I do not want to hack. Just want to remove password protection from that file. I know it's password.

A:How to remove password from rar file? (i know the password but)

I think it would be easier to just copy the uncompressed contents to a new rar without a password.

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I have the Bios password for my computer but how do I remove it? It's fairly annoying entering it in every time.

A:How to remove Bios password when you have the password...?

Hi -Click Start > Help and Support > In the top box type Change Password -Depending on exactly which password you wish to change / reset, there is a list shown, plus directions -I do not think BIOS password is listed, but you may mean Logon password, or Windows password -Thank You -

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Password check failed Fatal Error..... System Halted CNU9486Q0GPlease Help...Thanks!

A:Forgot password, would like to remove old password

Hi,Try: e9lovug51hAll small lettersUse QWERTY keyboardRegardsVisruth

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Hi all,
I'm the new stupid who ran JRT without taking too seriously its advice "Run at your own risk". I know I'm the guitly, but notheless it never happened to me before with any other similar tool.
I was trying to remove that "swee-page.com" bleep... I unlucky disabled time ago the System Restore Point, don't even remember why, maybe to save space in HDD... didn't think about about it before to run JRT.
The first thing I notice while it runs are some reported errors ("Not accessible area" or something similar, as far as I remember)... second thing is my "quick launch bar", it disapperead. I try to run some software, but almost all links on my desktop report me "Impossible to find". Than I try to launch the softwares directly from their directory, and surprise, no CCleaner, no Photoshop (or any other software from the Adobe suite), no CorelDRAW... one of the few still there was Skype, don't know why.
I check my free space on disk C and I'm shocked, almost 10GB of data disapperead!
I would like now to restore my previous situation before to use JRT (or anything quite similar)... I read JRT save a registry backup in C:\WINDOWS\ERUNT\JRT, but have no idea which file and how to use it. Can you please give me any help?
I also guess that even if I restore registry, I won't have back all my softwares (and who knows what else I lost)... have any idea if I can use some tool to restore those files? Something like Recuva by Piriform, but with the feature to restore files in their origi... Read more

A:Lose 10GB after JRT cleaning

G'day familydog, and to BC !!
 
We can start by uninstalling any of these programs......they may be present in add/remove or programs and features...depending on your OS....or they may not be......but if they are, uninstall them ....read below...
 
When the Programs and Features or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and uninstall Sweet-Page uninstaller, WPM17.8.0.3159, Sweet-Page.com Browser new tab extension, IePluginService, SupTab and any other recently installed unknown program from your computer.
To view the most recently installed programs, you can click on the “Installed On” column to sort your program by the installation date. Scroll though the list, and uninstall any unwanted or unknown programs.
 
You can post these results one at a time or altogether.....your choice !
 
Then..
..Reset your Browser/s...(whichever one/s apply to you..)
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/reset-firefox-easily-fix-most-problems
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/3296214?hl=en
If you use Chrome....there may be an extension there called  Extended Protection 1.9, Lightning Newtab  ....get rid of it and any others that you did not install.
Be sure to reset any default search engine/home page back to Google or whatever you normally use.
 
Then..
 
Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.NOTE : Please close ... Read more

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How big is Windows 7?

What is using up 36GB?

It shows up as 10.5 GB in Properties of My Computer; but the overall hard drive I installed it on is showing 36GB is used up! This is before I've installed any applications. I also checked the size every folder on the drive individually that Windows installed. Combined they are less than 1GB, so I don't know what is using up the other approximately 24GB on this hard drive.

A:How Big Is Windows 7? 10GB or 36GB ?

I just installed the newer version's beta or the Windows 8 CP on a 32gb flash drive and saw some 19.2gb available. That's slightly larger then a fresh install of 7. You wouldn't see the rest in the folder properties however since some drive space is automatically reserved for System Restore points and with the 32bit Windows you would need to take into account drive space reserved for the paging file used for virtual memory.

Restore points and swap space won't see any files there and remains hidden from view in most cases until you unhide all protected files and folders in the folder options view settings. The Recycle Bin also sees some space reserved as well since that acts like a temp folder when dragging things into it until emptied where you can still recover files from that.

All these combined take up the drive space you don't see while not being put in your face so to speak but tucked away neatly. These are all automatically maintained behind the scenes!

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Hey guys, I previously had Windows XP and stuck with a problem trying to format.

Here is what I did so far.
OK do the following:

1. Startup PC with Boot Floppy
2. Type 'A:\>fdisk' You'll see this:

Your computer has a disk larger than 512 MB. This version of Windows includes improved support for large disks, resulting in more efficient use of disk space on large drives, and allowing disks over 2 GB to be formatted as a single drive.

IMPORTANT: If you enable large disk support and create any new drives on this disk, you will not be able to access the new drive(s) using other operating systems, including some versions of Windows 95 and Windows NT, as well as earlier versions of Windows and MS-DOS. In addition, disk utilities that were not designed explicitly for the FAT32 file system will not be able
to work with this disk. If you need to access this disk with other operating systems or older disk utilities, do not enable large drive support.
Do you wish to enable large disk support (Y/N)...........? [Y]


4. Press Enter, The following will appear:

FDISK Options

Current fixed disk drive: 1

Choose one of the following:

1. Create DOS partition or Logical DOS Drive
2. Set active partition
3. Delete partition or Logical DOS Drive
4. Display partition information
Enter choice: [1]

5. Press Esc to exit FDISK

6. Press Enter to create DOS partition. The following screen will display
Create DOS Partition or Logical DOS Drive

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A:Format C: Only deleteing 10Gb not 80!

Try looking in the BIOS first to see if your computer can handle 80 gig, it very well could be your motherboard that causing it to not see the whole 80 gig. Try flashing your BIOS first and see if you have any luck. Good Luck
 

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