hard drive problem

Brandon J. Wandersee brandon.wandersee at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 13:57:25 UTC 2015

jd1008 writes:

> does anyone have a way to unlock the master pword in
> a recent WD 2TB  2.5" drive?

"Master pword?" Is this a firmware-level encrypted drive? If so, no. A
"reset" feature would defeat the purpose of having encryption in the
first place. If the drive is self-encrypting you don't know the
password, the drive's a brick.

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