Get Unlock.Exe file for WD My Book

The section below explains how to get get unlock.Exe for WD my book.

get unlock.Exe for WD my book

Unlock.exe is a type of executable file that helps you to lock your WD drive. If you have forgotten your WD drive’s password, then you will not be able to access the data stored on it. You can unlock the WD drive with or without using the WD SmartWare Drive Unlock utility.Most of the password-protected WD drives do not have the WD SmartWare software installed on them. In such a case, you have to unlock the drive without using the WD SmartWare software.

Method 1: Unlocking the WD My Book without using WD SmartWare

  • Initially, make sure that your WD My Book drive is connected to a computer for get unlock.Exe for WD my book.
  • Now, open the WD SmartWare utility on your computer by either using the computer’s file management utility or clicking the Start menu.
  • Using Computer’s File Management Utility: Open WD Unlock virtual CD. Then, locate and double-click on the Unlock.exe file.
  • Clicking Start: Choose the My Computer option, go to the Devices with Removable Storage section, and double-click on the WD Unlocker virtual CD icon.
  • In the provided field, type your drive’s password and click Unlock.
  • Now, your WD My Book drive will be unlocked.

Method 2: Erasing the locked drive using the Drive Unlock Utility

  • Launch the WD SmartWare Drive Unlock utility.
  • Enter an invalid password and click Unlock. 
  • Keep entering the invalid password until the screen displays the message Too many Password Attempts.
  • You can also see a warning message on the dialog box. Read it and click the checkbox beside I understand.
  • Click the Format button.
  • Now, your WD My Book drive will be erased completely.
  • To change your drive’s password, go to the WD SmartWare Drive Settings page.
  • Enter your WD drive’s current password and then click on the Change Password option.
  • Type the new password in the New password and Verify password fields.
  • Finally, click the Update Security Settings button.
  • To disable or turn off the Drive Lock feature, click the Security button on the Drive management Drive Settings screen or the WD SmartDrive Settings screen.
  • Enter your drive’s password in the field titled Password.
  • Select the Remove Security option by clicking the radio button beside it.
  • Save the changes by clicking the Update Security Settings button.
  • Finally, you get unlock.Exe for WD my book.