It is possible to use an ATA password with all modern hard disk storage devices and, once a password has been set, a user cannot gain access to the data held on a drive without the relevant credentials. This password is also encrypted and can only be decrypted with an algorithm present on the original drive only. As a result, data recovery professionals face a conundrum when asked to recover data from drives utilising this security measure.
Fields' technicians will therefore do the following when undertaking a free diagnostic on password protected drives:
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