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WD 2 TB external HDD asking for password

WD 2 TB (My book World) External HDD asking for password, please help.I am able to login with its ip but when I am clicking Files Sharing its asking for password.

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    I forgot my password for my WD External HDD how to reset it please help

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Log in from administrator see if your anti virus's or your windows fire wall is not interrupting if not solved go to run in the start menu type command "chkdsk" "netuser administrator (the password you want to give)"

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