How do you unlock a DriveLock?

How to Unlock a Hard Drive

  1. Step 1: Run a disk check. Install the boot disk or USB drive, and power the computer on.
  2. Step 2: Run a system file check. Boot the computer from the disk or USB as you did in step one.
  3. Step 3: Complete a startup repair.
  4. Step 4: Try a system restore.
  5. Step 5: Refresh your PC.

How do I reset my drive lock?

You may require administrative rights to reset a DriveLock password. Start your computer and press “F10” while the “F10 = ROM Based Setup” message is displayed in the lower-left corner of the screen. Use your arrow keys to select the “Security” menu. Click “DriveLock Passwords.” Press “Enter.”

What do I do if I forgot my BitLocker password?

If you forget your password, look for the recovery key ID in the BitLocker Encryption Options Control Panel application. Select Unlock Drive and then click I cannot remember my password. The BitLocker Encryption Options application will then display a recovery key ID that you provide to Help Desk.

What do I do if I don’t have a BitLocker recovery key?

Where can I find my BitLocker recovery key?

  1. In your Microsoft account: Sign in to your Microsoft account on another device to find your recovery key:
  2. On a printout you saved: Your recovery key may be on a printout that was saved when BitLocker was activated.

Can a hard drive be password protected?

You can password protect external hard drives by turning on BitLocker. It is designed to protect data by providing encryption for entire volumes.

How do I unlock my external hard drive if I forgot the password?

How to Unlock Hard Drive with Password?

  1. Step 1 Search “Control Panel” to “Bitlocker Drive Encryption”.
  2. Step 2 Turn on “Bitlocker”.
  3. Step 3 Enter the password to finish encryption.
  4. Step 1 Press “Win+R” to arouse “Run” interface.
  5. Step 3 Choose the locked drive to perform a quick “Format”

What to do if your hp drive lock password is forgotten?

Unless the correct password is entered, this drive cannot be used at all no matter the computer and the configuration. The only way to “fix” this is by entering the correct password. HP or the HP Community cannot help for bypassing or removing the password.

How can I Reset my drive lock password?

To enable DriveLock password, complete the following steps: Go to BIOS, then Security, and DriveLock password. 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.

How to unlock hard drive with master password?

On main menu, choose “HDD” > “Diagnostic” > “MHDD v4.6”. You will see a list of harddisk, select a harddisk you want to unlock. Type “unlock” and reply “1” for master password. Enter the master password.

Can a password be deleted from a hard drive?

A DriveLock password can only be deleted by disabling DriveLock protection from the drive. There is no recovery if a master DriveLock password is forgotten.” A hard drive protected with a DriveLock password stays protected, even if the drive is removed from one system and inserted into another.