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I have WD My passport 320 GB and i forgot the unlock password. Could you please let me know how to solve this issue... Thanks AJmAL

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Press either delete or f2 during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password you can change or remove your password from there
good luck

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This one way for unlocking your WD passport but assume you will lost your data

Download wdsmartwareupdate here : http://www.wdc.com/wdproducts/wdsmartwareupdate/

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