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I had ? someone try?
no problem stated before "SOMEONE" got hands on it.
post problems first then actions taken 2nd please.
first tell what the word RESET means.
PCs have vast things inside that RESET.
of you mean go back to day one with the original new OS like day one new, sure, that is called a factory reset.
or factory OS recovery is the better, way to say this.
PCs come new, (modern) with a hidden recovery partition
that works great of the PC was never attacked with OS upgrades
or new HDD (hard disks drive)
first off fixya is not only they are and only they have your support, drivers , software and books covering RECOVERy.
lets go there now and read you chapter called that.
the first question is country , I will do wild guess and pick USA

then I go here.
kav60 is really a Aspire One AOD250
ok, it tells you that there.
the support page asks for class firsts.
omg I found it, on that hard site to navigate.
its not under laptops/note boots but chromebooks.

so we now RTM we read the recovery chapter.
10 year old laptop , most this old have a bad HDD
I an real shop we test the HDD first.
or go broke watching new OS die on bad hDD. all day long.
pdf page 19
if no recovery disks in hand
we read page 29
(no disks) recovery.
step on turn on D2D recovery in BIOS, per your manual.
then power on and hammer ALT +F10
you are now in the recovery (magic) partition loading fresh OS.

page 30

"Important! This feature occupies 6 GB in a hidden partition on
your hard disk?'" that means the HDD must not be bad.
sop tha

Acer Computers &... | Answered 17 hours ago

FIXYA is not NSFAS or a university or government organization.

Call and speak to NSFAS for assistance, please.

Please contact the NSFAS Contact Centre on 0860 067 327

You can also try to email

Sms Computers &... | Answered 17 hours ago


To install Windows 7 no need for RAID driver. If you face issues in installing Windows 7 disable RAID in BIOS, install Windows 7 and then install RAID driver.

How To Manually Upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 - Satellite A200/205:

Windows 7 Drivers page:

Toshiba... | Answered 18 hours ago

You can use third party software to reset your password. There is a program called ATAPWD 1.2. You can find it on Hiren's Boot CD. After you download Hiren's, burn it on a disc and boot from the CD on start up. From menu, select Password Tools and then select Atapwd. After it starts up select the locked harddrive and press enter for the menu. Choose "unlock with user password", then "disable with user password". The password is empty, so just press enter at the prompt. If this didn't work: Choose "unlock with master password", then "disable with master password". The password is all spaces.

Toshiba... | Answered 18 hours ago

this old XP PC has zero value dead. (on ebay)
and $20 working at most.
it runs XP, only. so is a virus magnet. with XP.
why buy dead PC, that are BIOS locked.? oops?
why not buy a PC that is 7 years old or newer, and avoid these junk. this one is 12 years old, stuck in the 32bit world.

that number is no good, ypc at sorry

the D630 has many variants, dash C and 4 others.
the base is
last BIOS is Version A19, A19 Release date 16 Jul 2013

this PC not D620
has TPM and Intel Active management BIOS admin pw schemes
that are not easy to hack, (by design) and SMART CARD locked.
and more HDD lock outs.
the book on your PC tells you to read page 199 for if lost your PW.
did you do as the book directs?
For customers in the United States, call 800-WWW-DELL (800-999-3355).
or says to ask on the forum not FIXYA we are not DELL
we are not ok? nor is it legal to do so.

so in fact there are 4 levels of bios lock here.
any on can block you
the model is newer with TPM chip, and you will never hack that if enabled.
that is why the book told you to call DELL
because they can discover which of 4 ways it is locked.
here is video of doing older dells.
that do not have TPM lock but the older EEPROM locks.
(EEPROM locks are a dell secret and not use here)
the rumor is 2008 to 2012 dell went full hog TPM.
like yours.
history: locks types all years
NVRAM (chip easy to reset)
EEPROM super hard.
TPM impossible
iatm (intel locked)
smart card locked.
only Gawd knows how yours is locked, mine has TPM+iATM
on mine its off, if was on it supports the intel 3 guess questions
or my finger print reader. or fails hard, so I keep mine off.

call dell or google how to hack
there is no other ways, but those 2.

Dell Latitude... | Answered 18 hours ago

Call them in South Africa.

Call center 0861 12 34 34

Computers &... | Answered 18 hours ago

this isnt a bank so no

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