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Forgot HDD password? please help?

\015 I have acer travelmate 2680 laptop. I forgot my hdd password. I tried resetting cmos setting by removing cmos battery for 15 minutes. But it removed all of the bios settings but not the HDD password. Could anybody please tell me how to remove it or reset it. If I format my hard drive ..wud it help in that. I don\342\200\231t have any data to save in it. It has windows vista home basic and I don\342\200\231t have any disk for that. But I still have that product key. Could anybody please help me in this. Any suggestion wud be appreciated.\015\012Thanks \015

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Boot the computer in safe mode. You will be able to go in and reset your password. and once you are running you can always install your normal password. Depending on the operationg system usually F10 or F2 or on some the DEL key will get you into the safe mode.. Good Luck easy do once you are in safe mode....
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