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This way, you don’t need to erase every flash block, which is very bad for durability reasons. You will need hdparm to talk to your drive. DEC Alpha Series OS: Win7x64; OSX; SuSe Linux; RedHat~~ Last edited by ausmike on Wed Oct 05, 2011 3:24 pm, edited 1 time in total. SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Register | Sign In | Help English Español Deutsch Русский Portuguese SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Forums Knowledge Base Blogs Language English Español Deutsch Русский Register | Sign In | navigate to this website

If you've found this forum useful, please consider donating a dollar or two It is currently Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:52 am Unanswered topics | Active topics Board index » Classic Please try the request again. The other weird thing is the \textrm{SwapBytes} function. sales tax WORKSTATIONS LENOVO ThinkCentre M93p Tiny i5-4570T 4GB 500GB Intel GFX W8P64 DG W7P64 10AA0022 SKU: 10AA0022MS Expert Reviews: 9 reviews In stock Deliver time 1-2 days Add to comparison

Lenovo Hard Drive Encryption

I'll pass your fix around, starting with the post on the Crucial site.Hope this is helpfullCheers _________________Work: [b]None - Retired ! Thank you! This would mean that if my laptop dies but the drive were still intact I would be unable to access the data on the drive, even though I know the password! Top Profile Reply with quote Christian Post subject: Re: HDD Password issuesPostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:49 am Offline Joined: Fri Nov 05, 2004 9:51 am Posts: 46 Location:

  • I also put took my old 80GB SSD.
  • First of all, I’m not sure why the characters get converted into scancodes.
  • The cost would be far more than the laptop is worth.
  • The output \textit{AtaPassword} gets sent to the drive.
  • When prompted for the HD password i typed the usual password but it wouldn't unlock.
  • Your fix worked like a charm.
  • If despite all the above—96 bits is more entropy than most passwords have—you still decide to use the Lenovo BIOS to do your password management, you can use this to unlock
  • Save changes and exit.6.
  • If your password is sampled uniformly at random from the available scancodes, don’t bother making it longer than 18 characters.
  • Password is a "Master Password", so impossible also to unlock it even with erase (I don't want to keep data on it)Many thanks for you ideas because this SSD works perfectly

Or you could take the hard drive apart in a clean room and try to read the data directly, which is a job for a specialised data recovery company. Your cache administrator is webmaster. sales tax LENOVO ThinkPad X1 Carbon i5-3427U 14inch HD+ LED AG 8GB 256GB SSD Intel HD Graphics 4000 FPR 4cell W7PRO64 3460-35G SKU: N3N35MS Expert Reviews: 406 reviews ETA 13.4.2017 Notify Lenovo Self Encrypting Drives yes I was lucky enough to have the "clone/copy' in my Ultrabay(2nd HD = normal drive) 2)As you have found out - its NOT OFTEN EASY to 'transport SSD' to a

I really appreciate this./Christian _________________Thinkpad W510, i7 720QM, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD+1TB HDD, 9-cell battery, homepage Top Profile Reply with quote Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 Lenovo Hard Drive Password It’s actually somewhat clever: the S/N and M/N act as a salt, such that a hash sniffed off of the ATA bus will only be able to unlock that one drive, It should now work, but when I press the On button, it asks for an HDD password, sits for about a minute, then shuts off.Andrina BellLaptops often have BIOS passwords (set lol>Cheers _________________Work: [b]None - Retired !

In fact, a hard drive can have at least two passwords: a master password, set in the factory, and a user password. Lenovo Bios Setup Menu Extension Utility Great! The encryption key used is stored in nonvolatile memory on the SSD. I really hope the bios level is the same because I think I have flashed the BIOS for the last time .I actually didn't have any supervisor password.

Lenovo Hard Drive Password

For more details, see the Password Crackers, Inc site at Even trickier problems arise if the hard drive contains data that has not been backed up, because there's no obvious Since you a IBM reseller - am sure you can easily get those - cheap!(also see PM sent)Hope these are helpful. Lenovo Hard Drive Encryption note - NO SUPERVISOR password yet!b) after reboot , now add the SUPERVISOR password , and rebootc) Now add HD password , SAME AS WHAT YOU HAD BEFOREKnow these steps might Lenovo Hard Drive Password Encryption The T60 has passphrases as well but the algorithms are apparrently not the same as T61(p) and newer Thinkpads.I really learned a lot on this and will now disable passphrase now

He'll be back monday with the correct one. useful reference SSD 512 Gb had never been installed in another computer.The only assertion I have is a modification of password encryption with BIOS (I did 2 Upgrade I think).Does this assertion possible X6x Tablet ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. I am not sure if you forgoten your password and or got them INCORRECT. Lenovo Fde Hard Drive

To be able to boot off of such an encrypted drive, it needs to be unlocked before the OS’s bootloader can be read, which requires BIOS support. sales tax LENOVO ThinkPad X1 Carbon i7-3667U 14inch HD+ 4GB 128GB SSD Intel HD 4000 3G FPR 4cell W7PRO64 3448-25G SKU: N3N25MS Expert Reviews: 406 reviews ETA 11.4.2017 Notify me when The last resort in such cases is to send the drive to an expert data recovery company. my review here The problem is related to the format in which the password is saved in the drive.

There are a few programs you could try, such as HDD Unlock Wizard and Repair Station. Lenovo Hardware Password Manager All rights reserved. Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Register | Sign In | Help English Español Deutsch Русский Portuguese Forums Knowledge Base Blogs

Now here’s the catch: it turns out that when you take this drive and put it in a different machine, it is impossible to unlock the drive.

Thanks again./Christian _________________Thinkpad W510, i7 720QM, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD+1TB HDD, 9-cell battery, homepage Top Profile Reply with quote ausmike Post subject: Re: HDD Password issuesPostPosted: Sat Oct 01, Here’s the algorithm: \textit{AtaPassword} \gets \textrm{SHA}_{256}\left( \textrm{SHA}_{256}(\textit{Password}) \parallel \textit{AtaIdentity}_\textit{SerialNumber} \parallel \textit{AtaIdentity}_\textit{ModelNumber} \right) The inputs are \textit{Password} which is the user-supplied password and \textit{AtaIdentity} which is the ATA Identify Device data structure. If you worked by me I'd buy you lunch. Lenovo Full Disk Encryption Ssd DEC Alpha Series OS: Win7x64; OSX; SuSe Linux; RedHat~~ Top Profile Reply with quote Christian Post subject: Re: HDD Password issuesPostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:34 pm Offline Joined:

This failed and left my computer in a state that it cannot recover from. I certainly does not hope so.Please can anyone let me know if I am doing anything wrong and how I might get my data back?It's a 128GB Toshiba SSD and a Why do they use this algorithm? X41 Tablet ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series ThinkPad Legacy Hardware Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions ThinkPad Utility Work Area Post-Classic Lenovo Hardware 3000 Series

All of All of Articles Solutions Products Partners Search Learn about trending topics. In the latter case, the password may be held in the hard drive's firmware and on a secure part (a Host Protected Area) of the hard drive. Between the ATA Identify Device data structure being defined in terms of 16-bit words and the UEFI specification using 16-bit wide characters, while the model and serial number are encoded as Yipee!! ~~Older/Hm use:Asus Zenbook i7FHD~~ w701ds CTO;W520cto;T61P-IPSmodels; T43P,...&700Tstill going strong!!

I like having a secure system but I also prefer to sleep at night. If anything is unclear, please email support before placing your order. It also reduces the entropy to only 5.3 bits per character, making short passwords very insecure. sales tax LENOVO ThinkPad T530 i5-3320M 15.6inch FHD AG 4GB 500GB 7.2k DVDRW NVIDIA N13P-NS1 1GB Optimus 9cell 3R FPR W7P64 2429-5ZG SKU: N1E5ZMS Expert Reviews: 15 reviews ETA 7.4.2017 Notify

my SSD just dieed one day!!! and Thank you! By contrast, the blurb for Repair Station says: "Repair Station has the ability to access the Firmware Area and reset the password, thus making your hard drive unlocked. as the most important thing to remember , the TWO SETS ON PASSWORD HAVE TO and MUST MATCH - the hard drive stored password, and bios -eprom stored password.

NOTEBOOKS LENOVO ThinkPad T530 i5-3320M 15,6inch HD 4GB 320GB HS DVDRW Intel HD 4000 6cell 3R FPR W7PRO64 2394-22G SKU: N1D22MS Expert Reviews: 15 reviews ETA 7.4.2017 Notify me when available side note: try and use the SAME EXECT SAME SET of other hardware you used BEFORE; ie any external keyboard and or ultrabay drives - secondary drives etc etc .cheers _________________Work: It doesn't have to be a new one.