$$$$$ Forget the Password-urgent

I have had a WD external hard (My passport 1T) for a number of years. I use it long time and i have 400 GB Data uploaded through the years,after that within 2 year i tried to open it but i forget the password
and make hint related and i tried so many times but not succeded .please i need soultion for this issue.
How can I correct this issue? Thanks in advance for the support.

Hi,

A password makes the drive encrypted, without the password data can not be accessed. However, the drive can be reformatted to make it usable. You may contact data recovery partners if they could help: https://support-en.wd.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/18754/kw/3rd%20party