How do you remove a hard drive password?
- Turn on the computer containing the hard drive you want to erase and type in the BIOS password when prompted.
- Turn off the computer and disconnect it from power.
- Log in to your user account.
- Right-click the partition on the hard drive you want to erase and select “Format” from the context menu.
What is PSID Unlocker?
PSID Unlocker GUI – The Writeup PSID stands for Physical Security Identifier. The idea is that, as the key is printed on the case of the drive, you need to have physical access to the drive to unlock it, improving security.
How do you unlock a hard drive in Parted Magic?
The most telltale sign is when you open the Secure Erase GUI, and the disk doesn’t show up as a device available for wiping. It doesn’t show up at all, not even as a “frozen” drive. How do I unlock my drive? Simply open the “Erase Disk” menu, and select “PSID Unlocker”.
How does the PSID unlocker work in Parted Magic?
The PSID GUI turns a unlocking drives, a complicated task involving the command line, into something that can be done easily in a few minutes. After that, you can get on with what you were doing and secure erase the drive without further delay. You can purchase Parted Magic to access this tool at www.partedmagic.com/stor e
Where do I find secure erase by Parted Magic?
Clearing the Administrator password in Windows Secure Erase Selection Dialog. Secure Erase by Parted Magic works with both SSD(Solid State Drives) and HDD (Hard Disk Drives). Important Secure Erase information can be discovered by hovering your mouse over the second column so information could be displayed about your device.
How can I clear my admin password with Parted Magic?
Click on the START button to begin the bootable disk creation process. Now that you have your Live USB, you’ll want to boot your locked computer into Parted Magic and clear the forgotten admin password from Windows login screen. Insert the Parted Magic USB drive into your locked computer. Configure BIOS to boot from USB flash drive.