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Old 01-22-2010, 03:53 PM   #1
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Question Who uses the lock feature?

I was wondering how many of you use the "lock" feature on your ereader? I also was wondering if it was stolen is there a way around the lock feature!?

What are your thoughts?
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Old 01-22-2010, 03:59 PM   #2
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I have never used the lock feature.

I don't know the answer but is it possible to work around the lock by doing a hard reset?
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Old 01-22-2010, 08:25 PM   #3
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I don't have a tendency to use any lock features either, though it makes that maybe I should.

I'm sure there most be some way around them, there always tends to be! I would interested to know aswell if anyone had any theories?
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Don't use the lock feature, and if they steal it they are welcome to read my bible as well as catholic prayer book on it...... might do them some good
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:22 PM   #5
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Don't use the lock feature, and if they steal it they are welcome to read my bible as well as catholic prayer book on it...... might do them some good
Bless your heart! I'm heartless. If anyone takes my PRS-505 or PRS-900, it will be a useless paperweight. Not only do I have the lock feature in place but it's in a patois of French follow by numbers!
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Lock it? I don't even power it off.

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Old 01-23-2010, 06:15 AM   #8
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I don't have a tendency to use any lock features either, though it makes that maybe I should.

I'm sure there most be some way around them, there always tends to be! I would interested to know aswell if anyone had any theories?
The way around it is to do a hard reset. That will erase any data that's on the device.
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I had it locked but couldn't do anything with the usb. I have to leave it unlocked. I might lock it if I travel with it. dunno yet.
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Old 01-23-2010, 11:46 AM   #11
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Do you have any "sensitive" information on it that you wouldn't want anyone else to see? That's really the only use of the "lock" facility.
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Do you have any "sensitive" information on it that you wouldn't want anyone else to see? That's really the only use of the "lock" facility.
Have any kids (or children)? Would you like to return to the last page read?

Of course if I had any Harlequin books on it, not only would I lock it, I would spike it to the desk to prevent anyone from finding out!

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