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forgot my western digital hard disk password how can i get it

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i have forgot the password for my external western digital hard drive
is trhere any thing i can do?
its a WD SmartWave Drive Unlock password
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No, it's not possible to retrieve the password.

You can reformat the Hard Drive, but you will loose all your data.
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Have you tried calling WD?

That thing has 256 bit encryption on it. You can just about forget trying to hack it.
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couldnt be done
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