Need to remove PointSec software from my computer

By iproccrusher ·
I have purchased a computer (IBM thinkpad) at my client's auction. It has PointSec on it.
The PointSec login screen comes up before anything else, but I do not have the sign on for it to uninstall. I have tried to boot off a Win XP CD and reinstall Windows, but it does not recognize the hard drive. (I know the HD is good.)
How can I get rid of the PointSec, there is nothing I need to retrieve off the drive.
Thanks in advance for your help!

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This might sound silly, but . . .

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Need to remove PointSec s ...

If you cannot get into the system AND an XP install disc doesn't recognise the HD, how can you possibly say "(I know the HD is good)." ?

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This sounds a bit better . . .

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Need to remove PointSec s ...

Try this link:


For $600 US you can be trained in the devious art of removal of PointSec using the following:

"Removal of Pointsec - This is a detailed explanation of the various un-installation methods. Methods covered are un-installation using dual authentication methods through add/remove programs; forcing un-installation with update Profiles, manual un-installation and un-installation by creating a bootable media using a machines specific recovery file."

You would think the HD would have been wiped before the system was auctioned off, wouldn't you?

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by bob.west In reply to This sounds a bit better ...

Boot the computer into DOS and run FDISK, remove the parttions and then create a new partition and set it Active. Upon restart boot to your OS CD and install away...

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