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markjj
10-27-2000, 01:26 PM
Hi all.
I have an HP Omnibook 5500 laptop, which I bought second hand approx. 12 months ago. Everything worked fine until recently when trying to boot up. I am now getting a message saying "Hard disk unlock failed" and instructing me to enter bios to confirm the password (?????). I have never changed any bios password at all.
I am given no other options when in bios, other than to confirm the password. Unfortunately, being second hand, I never knew what any password was so any help would be most appreciated. For reference. the machine is around 3 years old running win 95 and the bios is System Soft.
Thanks. Mark.