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#1 yethPC

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Posted 22 January 2010 - 07:50 AM

I recently bought drives used as drive for xbox machines which I availed at cheaper price and never had taken time to further investigate issues along with them.When I connected one of the drives to test,powered on my pc, I got white box on the middle of the screen which displayed "DRive lock primary master 0",even if i continue to press f10 to access bios settings this remains there.I just dont know how to give remedy on this kind of issue, never had encountered this before.
Hope someone else could shed light on me to possible way out.
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#2 Sneakycyber

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Posted 22 January 2010 - 12:05 PM

Its locked and without the software that locked it AND the password, you have a doorstop. The newer Acer Aspire one's have Toshiba drives that you can lock through the bios once locked if you Don't know the password its cheaper to buy a new drive. There is no way to bypass, hack, etc.. the password unless you send it to the manufacture, even then its cheaper for a new drive.

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 10:39 PM

They are xbox hdds actually.Would it be possible use them in different xbox machines or are they just entitled to the one where they came from?Can they just be unlocked by other xbox machines considering software used is available?Coz im planning to sell them to those who need them .tnx

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Posted 25 January 2010 - 07:18 PM

If you know the password you can unlock them. If not your out of luck.

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