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Hello please help me about my lock excelstor gstor hard disk. i didnt put password in gstor . user or master. i did not put password. my gstor has been lock up because of the windows user log on, what should i do? what is the default password of my gstor? id tried the last recovery attempt but i dont know the password cause i didnot put any password of it

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Not met this drive, so not sure whether this is a drive issue or a Windows issue.

If Windows in showing you as not authorised, it could be a permissions issue - you can try starting in Safe mode, logging in as an account with administrator rights. Then go to properties on the drive and take ownership of the drive and all subfolders, so that you can then set whatever permissions you wish.

If it's drive-specific, I can't help. Sorry.

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