Windows 8 Hard drive locked


I have a problem that is all over the web but can't seem to solve problem. My hard drive is locked and I can't reset or restore from windows boot disk. How do you unlock the drive so you can fix corrupted files or file system?
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CybernutztimConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
Problem Solved by using Sysprep and then Clean All.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Go into the computer BIOS, find Secure Boot and disable it. Once disabled, you should be able to load recovery disks. I did so with my ThinkPad X230 and reloaded Windows 8. I then re-enabled Secure Boot.

... Thinkpads_User
what makes you think the drive is locked?
this should help to boot from DVD :
CybernutztimAuthor Commented:
I found the solution on forums outside Experts Exchange. It's a problem with windows 8 that happens rarely when upgrading to windows 8.1. The only solution to be able to use the hard drive at all was to use the sysprep command.
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