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My flash drive said that i need a password and i can't get a A on my project because its lock all that hard work i did for nothing is going to waste because of the flash drive wand i will probaly make a F on it because of it and im very upset because i can't make an easy A because of this?!!!!? SO WHAT AM I SUPPOUSE TO DO BECAUSE ITS ACTING UP AND I DONT KNOW HOW TO GET A PASSWORD FOR IT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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