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My ST980815A SEAGATE DRIVE IS PASSWORD PROTECTED, I CAN'T ACCESS DRIVE. HOW DO I UNLOCK THIS?

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    Brian Sullivan Mar 11, 2011

    is it your computer that is password protected

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How did it get password protected? you may need to purchase software that allows you to get into the drive. you will have to reformat the drive which will make the password disappear, the software I recommend is called "Disk Director" and it costs about 30 dollars.

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