Question about Western Digital 500GB My Book World Edition 500 GB Hard Drive

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The lock icon is lit and I can not seem to unlock it to access data. I received a quote of $2800. to save my data. I payed $75. regardless I am a musician and I have original work on this drive can anybody help? this is 500gig WD My Book.

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  • hendeebradin Aug 03, 2010

    I have tried to push lock button on back of hard drive I think i am doing it wrong, as far as jumper on back of router you lost me, why so difficult?

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There is lock system .Find the lock switch on harddrive then unlock it .You can push the switch then unlock it.Also check jumper settings it is in the back side of router then set jumper in unlock position. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa.

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Hi your hard drive seem to be faulty you can click on this link and follow the steps there are photos which help to make it easier to understand.Click on http://www.ransackery.com/western-digital-mybook-open-case-recover-data.htm
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  • Hilton Bristol Aug 03, 2010

    Did you take the hard drive out of the case?

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