Question Removing a harddrive password from another computer

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Flazee

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Hello,
I entered a new job recently and they issued me a laptop which isn't so great, so after a few days my supervisor has given me another laptop and just told me to put the old laptop hard drive in. When putting it in the new laptop, it does not recognize the password. I can not remove the password from the BIOS of the old laptop because it has a BIOS pwd that no one knows. Is there any way I could use this harddrive without formatting it in the new laptop? For reference the old laptop where the password was placed is a Lenovo B50-80
 

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Forgot to follow up on this, in case anyone stumbles upon this in the future in the end I gave up trying to remove the password without formatting since unlocking the BIOS was a no-go, I just cloned the disk with Macrium and then performed a secure erase with Parted Magic, which formatted the drive and removed the ATA password.
 
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