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Old 05-25-2009, 11:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question getting hdd password on my laptop?

I have an older Gateway solo 9300 laptop runinng windows xp pro. lately when i start it up it asks for hdd password! I never put in a password and now it won't start up or says no operating system found. Is my hard drive shot? If so If I replace the hard drive will everything be ok with the laptop again or do I need to do more?
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