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Freecom 1TB - password error

I recently bought a Freecom 1TB hard drive. It was not showing up on my PC only my laptop. I removed password protection and it worked on my PC. Then when I went to put it back to my laptop, it now asks for a password.... but is not the password I had set! It now does this when I connect to the PC also. Please help!! Do you know of a default password to save me losing all of my stuff or how I can reset without deleting everything?

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Hello Janine. The only hope you have for this issue is to contact the company. Here is there link
http://www.freecom.com/default.asp?submit1=11_2
Regards, Joe

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

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