And it filled to the brim, too. Reply to peeondrums robinnviennaFeb 2, 2015, 5:18 AM my hard disk 0740 my passport not showing in Explorer, size is 0 in managment of Windows and it asking about intialization, but But it does not show up on Windows Explorer (windows 7 Ultimate). It shows up on Disk utility, but it is unmounted. Source
Once I did that and went back to the Check now part, it clearly showed the "start" going. Tried data recovery free softwares, they were not able to find the driver on the computer. Iniciar sesión Estadísticas 86.316 visualizaciones 80 ¿Te gusta este vídeo? Could you re-share this link?
Ron8888Ron 79.332 visualizaciones 7:20 How to change or remove password from WD Ultra External Drive - Duración: 1:48. panzer72 2011-08-01 09:31:54 UTC #7 I have a "Western Digital My Passport SE" whose data are password protected. It's a long link but will take you to the right place :-) Cheers, Sue Default User name AND PASSWORD are both: admin http://wdc.custhelp.com/...!&p_li=&p_topview=1 Report DZ- May 4, 2011 08:30AM Sue I could start copying my files to another drive at this point, but, since the drive was running very slow, I decided against it.
Click Update Security Settings. What do you suggest I do? Unit is on, press and hold the reset button for 2 minutes. Wd Security There isn't much to lose if you're locked out.
Joe ecasa_69 2011-07-21 23:48:46 UTC #3 you mean it is broken ? Wayne 2011-07-22 22:18:26 UTC #4 you could check to see if there is a firmware update for the drive. How To Unlock Wd My Passport Forgot Password sign-up, it takes less than a minute and it's free! I am not at your recovery process. After backing up all of my files I lost the password for my WD My book.
The drive was indeed running very slowly and the HDCheck and repair took nearly 24hours to complete. Wd My Passport Password Hack Usb Disk via Smartware Encryption System".. Regards.. Hardware ALL How-tos Win 10 Win 8 Win 7 Win XP Win Vista Win 95/98 Win NT Win Me Win 2000 Win 2012 Win 2008 Win 2003 Win 3.1 E-Home Office Reply to WolfsBane Best answer fzabkarFeb 3, 2013, 10:16 AM It doesn't look like a board fault, so I can't see any option other than professional data recovery.
It took about 30 minutes for me, and when the process was done my files were still there.-Narean- Hi Nerean I tried your solution but in the end " Error Found, Anyone found a way!? How To Unlock Wd My Passport External Hard Drive I have my doubts That will work. Wd Drive Unlock Remove I guess better than nothing.
I could see all 35Gb of files. this contact form Reply to elwoodit Joseph JohnJul 10, 2014, 7:59 AM Guys, This MAY be the solution to all your problems.I was in the exact same dilemma when my HDD would power on I was able to pull all the data off it (except for a couple of bad sectors). Jul 17, 2014 2:23 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Csound1, Csound1 Jul 17, 2014 2:25 AM in response to johnnywills Level 9 (52,267 points) Desktops Jul Wd My Passport Invalid Password
Then the drive became visible on the desktop but not for long. Vuelve a intentarlo más tarde. Report • Start a discussion Ask Your QuestionEnter more details...Thousands of users waiting to help!Ask now Weekly Poll Do you think foldable phones will come out in the future? have a peek here Very important files on here, must be able to access them.......Much thanks Report Smeblee- Aug 10, 2010 04:30PM Same problem.
Plug in the USB cable and test before reassembly of case. Drive restored, no data lost. Wd Smartware The login is now admin and the password is 123456 Go ahead and change any user passwords to something simple. I think I bent the cable slightly at one point and it caused the problem.
The driver that came with the hardware knows how to access this chip. It seems as if it has forgotten its own password or there is some other security or problem blocking me.I obviously wasn't aware that this product had so many problems. i have the exactly same problem but didn't find the solution Reply to jo2 kaushalmudgalOct 20, 2014, 11:30 AM I used ease us recovery software, worked but for recovering the data Wd Passport Driver Any ideas for me?
ANY help would be so much appreciated! Keep in mind that chkdsk reallocates your data to different sectors and then marks the bad sectors as unusable. They are telling "Unlock western digital ( WD ) Smartware password to recover the valued data." but WD cannot say this. Check This Out It will take a long time before your computer sees the drive and identifies it.
The recovery process that will follow next will not guarantee success or that that file will still be viable. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk. just need my wedding photos, my documents and somethink like that. Cerrar Más información View this message in English Estás viendo YouTube en Español (España).
I can see my external hard drive, I have managed to move my critical files (took a long time but worth it). The light the drive was flashing, but I cannot see my drive in the Windows Explorer. For a third-company external hard drive that is locked, contact the drive manufacturer to obtain instructions on how to safely disable the password protection on said device. a drive comes up which looks diff than others ( c,d & e) and when i open it, its blank.
I was able to recover everything, but obviously all file structure/names are wiped. If you are removing it from a desktop or laptop etc Properly eject the HD so it prevents problems like this and the hardware is safe to remove. The HD reinstalled and everything was working fine. Reply to Boa Constrictor machtechApr 19, 2015, 4:40 PM GOOD NEWS!!I had the same issue with my WD passport.No response when plugged into my laptop.Only the white light (steady on).Tried every
The light come on and the computer was detecting the HD so that led me to the driver. Reply to WolfsBane 62 answers Last reply Jul 18, 2016 Best Answer Feb 3, 2013 More about passport external failure MotherFerJonesJan 23, 2013, 10:54 AM CCleaner from piriform.com is worth a