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Recovery says my drive is locked - how to unlock?

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    Recovery says my drive is locked - how to unlock?


    I have an Asus T300LA Transformer with Win8.1. My keyboard stopped working so wanted to use the recovery utility, but when I get there it says my hard drive is locked and to unlock it. How do I do that?

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    Are you using Encryption like TrueCrypt? If so, maybe you need to turn it of and decrypt the drive first?
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    Did it come with 8.1, or did you upgrade through the store?
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    After half an hour with no reply, I have lost interest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    After half an hour with no reply, I have lost interest.
    It does get frustrating at times. I also hate posts that never get marked as solved even when they are. Call me Mr Crankypants.
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    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    After half an hour with no reply, I have lost interest.
    It does get frustrating at times. I also hate posts that never get marked as solved even when they are. Call me Mr Crankypants.
    True, it's annoying that once you get involved they just simply gone out of the blues...
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