Change harddisk serial number

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by q12368c, Jul 3, 2003.

  1. q12368c

    q12368c OSNN Addict

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    How can I change the serial number of harddisk? any program to do it?
    I found it is same on my two different harddisk.
    I need to change to different serial number before I make disk
    catalog under Advanced disk catalog.

    Thk you.
     
  2. scsa20

    scsa20 Simonsoft Network

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    if I'm not mistaken, the Serial Number is programmed into the hard drive itself and cannot be changed o_O
     
  3. XP Abuser

    XP Abuser Guest

    yeh its hard coded ****

    ... but then so was xboxs anti piracy thingy
     
  4. Un4gIvEn1

    Un4gIvEn1 Moderator

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    Are you speaking of Volume Serial or the actual Serial on the HD? If you have 2 that are the same then are you sure that you aren't using 2 partitions off of the same disk?
     
  5. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    That would make sence I dont see how two different hardrives have same serial # :eek: