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I have problem to retrieve my data from WD PASSPORT 500gb. I urgently need to get the data back. I have been to 4 data recovery co. in kuala lumpur, malaysia and all cannot recover becasue of password problem. I have never used any pasword before and this problem just come as sudden. WD should support to provide emergency password to recover the important data. There must be a simple way to trace back the data though was locked by itself. Pls advise urgently!

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Use ophcrak to crack the password.
Good luck!

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