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TN479
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after owning a samsung laptop for over 5 years I suddenly got this message when I turned it on... Intel (R) Anti-theft technology system lock due to : Platform attack detected

Time left to enter password : 3446

Please select one of the following for platform recovery:

1 - user password

2 - server token password

Computer locked by intel anti-theft technology

intel anti-theft technology service provider id: 2000

This looks like mainboard security since I can remove my hard drive and I get the same message

any ideas... help... Tony

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AlHill
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Intel no longer handles this.   McAfee does, but will likely tell you there is nothing you can do.  However, you can try and contact McAfee. 

https://service.mcafee.com/webcenter/portal/oracle/webcenter/page/scopedMD/s55728c97_466d_4ddb_952d_...

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)

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