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Mcaffe Drive Encryption

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Hello,

i got an old Computer from my fathers work

As soon as i start it, it wants a username/password for McAffe Drive Encryption

we dont got username or password for that

i already made an format on the hard drive (i dont want any programs from his work)
but it stil wants the username/password for the drive encryption

 

is there a way to delete it?
is it somewhere else located other then the hard drive (can i just take another e.g. cpu (if its on the cpu))

already checked if it got an ssd but it doenst have one

 

i hope you can offer me some help

thanks in advance

with best regards 

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Re: Mcaffe Drive Encryption

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Hello,

Most likely you didn't format all partitions if you are still seeing the McAfee pre-boot authentication.

When you run the Windows setup just go ahead and delete the existing partitions and create new ones. You shouldn't see the pre-boot after that.

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Re: Mcaffe Drive Encryption

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Hello,

Most likely you didn't format all partitions if you are still seeing the McAfee pre-boot authentication.

When you run the Windows setup just go ahead and delete the existing partitions and create new ones. You shouldn't see the pre-boot after that.

Was my reply helpful? If this information was helpful in any way or answered your question, will you please select Accept as Solution in my reply and together we can help other members?
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