Unlock Macintosh Harddrive
rborsuk at colourfull.com
Fri Apr 13 13:11:15 CDT 2007
On Apr 13, 2007, at 1:52 PM, Roger Holmes wrote:
> On 13 Apr, 2007, at 11:58, cctalk-request at classiccmp.org wrote:
>> Does anyone remember how to unlock a Macintosh OS 8 Harddrive?
>> I've got a Quadra 800 I'm working on but the harddrive is locked and
>> doesn't allow for read or writes.
>> (Aside from formatting)
> Could it be as simple as selecting the hard drive's icon, doing Get
> Info and unchecking the locked flag?
> Or maybe it has been locked at a lower level than that.
> Roger Holmes
For some reason, I couldn't do a Get Info on the harddrive. Files
yes, Harddrive no.
I tried starting without extensions but that didn't help. I opened
the drive with FWB (it's installed on the harddrive) and seen
two partitions: The normal one and a small partition thats
encrypted. I've never seen anything like that before. I believe
that the harddrive
was used on system in a school system. I pulled the harddrive from a
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