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Password Problems

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December 30, 2010 11:26:40 PM

Hi,
I was unaware i had a certain number of guesses for my password. I have locked my Western Digital My Book Essential. I have all my photos on it. Is there anyway i can unlock it without losing the photos? Also why isnt there a pop up to tell you this is your last guess? I assumed WD would have a copy of the password, but was greatly disappointed!
Cheers! Laura.

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a b G Storage
December 31, 2010 2:57:30 AM

It's your password why would you expect WD to be responsible for it, how can they know what it is?
Most systems only allow you 3 bites at the cherry when entering passwords, otherwise anyone could keep on guessing until they got all your personal information.
You could Google for a password recovery program and see if you can get your photos back.
Always use a password that you can remember, not just something on the spur of the moment.
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