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Change WD My Book Password Settings

WD My Book is specially designed for home users, workgroups, creative professionals, and anyone who is looking to store data in a secured location. This drive is compatible to be used with both the Windows and Mac operating systems. The WD My Book product package includes the following items. Carry out the steps to change the WD my book default password.

WD my book default password
  • WD My Book Remote Access Storage system
  • AC Adapter
  • Software CD
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • You can connect this drive to your wireless router and computer using the Ethernet cable.
  • The WD Anywhere Access setup tool helps you to configure the WD drive on your computer.
  • While configuring the drive using the WD Anywhere Access setup tool, you will be asked to create a username and password of your desire.
  • Make sure to create a simple and easy-to-remember password. Because if you forgot the password, then you may not be able to access the drive.
  • The default user name of WD My Book is admin, and the default password is 123456.

Now, if you want to change the default password of your WD My Book drive, then follow the instructions given below.

  • Open the Shared Storage Manager utility on your computer.
  • Click the User Management tab.
  • Select the User Name that you wish to change the password from the Username drop-down menu.
  • Type a new password in the fields titled New Password and Confirm Password.
  • Click the Change Password button.
  • Now, the selected user’s password will be changed.
  • If you have forgotten your drive’s password, then use the Recover button for the My Book World Edition or click the Forgot username and password command line in WD Anywhere Access to recover it.

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