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Sysadmin cracked military PC’s security by reading the manual

CrazyOldCatMan Silver badge

Re: Compaq 'security'?

You had to know the original virtual cylinder/head/sector values - to be able to access the data on the disk

Which were, pretty often, written on the disk drive itself..

On enterprise-class drives anyway.

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