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Guidance for Erase WD My Passport Forgot Password

WD My Passport is an external hard disk that lets you store all kinds of files securely using a password. Once you have set up the password for your WD hard disk, all the data stored on it will be electronically locked. To access the data, you need to unlock the WD disk by entering the password in the given field.  But if you have forgotten the password, then you won’t be able to access the data on your drive. In this case, you have to erase or format WD My Passport forgot password because WD doesn’t have the reset or recover password feature.

To unlock your WD My Passport by formatting it, follow the instructions given below.

  • Connect your WD My Passport hard disk to your computer using a USB cable.
  • On your computer, open the File Explorer window and double-click on the WD drive to open it.
  • Now, a dialog box titled WD Drive Unlock will open.
  • In the Password field, keep entering the password until you see an alert message saying There were too many password recovery attempts.
  • Click the Erase Drive button.
  • Now, all the information stored on the WD My Passport hard disk will be erased.
  • Once the passport has been formatted successfully, it will be unlocked.
  • Now, store data of your preferences and create a new strong password that can be recalled easily. 

By following the above steps, you can easily format WD My Passport forgot password has been forgotten.Contact us if you need remote assistance on the same. 

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