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  1. Noob

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    I know this is not the right sub forum to post this but i need as much exposure as possible.
    My brother just had a car accident and he is in heaven right now.

    What i need you guys to help me out is that he has his netbook locked with a password that no one knows and he has lots of pictures of him with his friends and when he went to a camp last year i really want to keep those memories and i cannot guess the password.

    His PC specs is an Asus Eee PC with NO OPTICAL DRIVE, just usb ports.

    Can you guys help me out to unlock his pc?
    I really miss him and i want to keep those memories from him.

    Sincerely
    Noob :'( :'(
    Please i need your help guys . . . :'( :'(
     
  2. Brocke

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    so sorry for you lose,

    The easiest why would be take the netbook apart and get the HDD and put it in a exturnal
     
  3. Hungry Man

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    Not sure, unfortunately. Very sorry to hear the accident - absolutely tragic.
     
  4. Noob

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    Awww, i really miss him . . . :'( :'(
    What i do know is that his laptop does not have an SSD, it's not a physical drive, do you think it is soldered? :'( :'(
     
  5. Hungry Man

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    It might be.

    What operating system? If he's using something like bitlocker there's no way in. He probably just locked it though in which case you can probably bypass it with a liveUSB - I think there used to be something in Hiren's Boot that would do this.

    I hope you get those pictures.
     
  6. Noob

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    Yeah it's just a windows password, i just hope he didn't lock the pictures in the TrueCrypt Vault. :'(
     
  7. Brocke

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    whats the model of it? and made by?
     
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    Asus Eee PC 1201N
    Windows 7 Home Premium x86 OEM
    250GB 5400RPM HDD
    Intel Atom 330 (Dual Core)
    Nvidia Ion 2
    2GB Ram

    i really need your help guys!! :'( :'(
     
  9. 1000db

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    SARDU has the ability to create a bootable USB and it has a password remover in the utilities section.
     
  10. Noob

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    Do you think unplugging the HDD and then put it back in my Desktop would work? i hope its not soldered.
     
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    Yes that should work.
     
  12. Brocke

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    thats what id do. set the jumper to slave or cable select first
     
  13. Noob

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    I have never opened/dissected a laptop i might screw it up. :'(
     
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    Noob, so very sorry to hear about your brother.
     
  15. The Seeker

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    Your best bet is to download a Linux live distro (like Knoppix), burn it to USB (using ImageWriter) then boot from the USB. Once in the live envorinment, you can copy the files over to an external HDD.
     
  16. Noob

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    But costs money.
    Would ubuntu live usb work?
     
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    Knoppix is free, but yes, Ubuntu should work fine.
     
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    Noob, sorry for your loss. See Support For Eee Family Eee PC 1201N, under EeePC Warranty Policy, to see if there is Service Center near you that could help you retrieve the contents, if everything else fails.
     
  19. 3x0gR13N

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    As an alternative to torrent, here's a direct link to the .iso:
    http://www.artfiles.org/knoppix/KNOPPIX_V6.7.1CD-2011-09-14-EN.iso

    Sorry for your loss.
     
  20. Thankful

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    Noob, very sorry to hear of your loss.
     
  21. Noob

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    So sad guys, i don't want to live anymore :'(
     
  22. The Seeker

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    Actually, forget Knoppix. I just wrote it to a USB using ImageWriter but it didn't boot. Use Ubuntu instead - that works.
     
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    Your brother would want you to be your strongest, and gain more strength from his memory.
    My sincere sympathy and prayers.
     
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    Best method is just to wipe out the password entirely. Go here to get Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor:

    http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/

    As long as you are a semi-geek it will be rather straightforward to use. There is both a CD and USB version (~3MB). It'll take a few minutes. If you have problems or questions using it contact me.

    I'm so sorry for you loss.
     
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