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I wan to unlock my harddisk drives in order to be able to install

\015 My hp laptop hard disk drives has refuse to accept os .and i was told that der is a key on the keyboard that is used to unlock it in order to accept os.pls kindly send me the function key.tanx\015

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Call the manufacturer or visit their website and give them the serial number. They should be able to help you. If you've inadvertently reset a security setting, they will unlock it for you.

If this is a stolen laptop, you may be encountering is disk encryption or hardware security. It's there to prevent access from unauthorized users.
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