Write Protected 1TB Shows 2TB MBR GBP - Know Password But Cant Unlock :(

same as all these poor people


VCD/Smartwave wont show, therefore cant unlock my smartwave protected drive.

stupid WD - never use there software or drives again.

its been almost 3years i have kept this drive and still no answers, cant unlock, cant recover because its write protected with some encryption software i have no idea how to unlock - smartwave.

anyone got any answers yet ?


Can you please provide the model number of your unit?

Have you tried updating the firmware of the drive?

Please see the following link, it migh help.


Western Digital 1TB Elements SE Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0, WDBPCK0010BBK

if that helps

it now shows 2TB ??? dunno why and the smart wave VCD is gone http://community.wd.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/10496iBE9055A247196742/image-size/original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1 example.

cant update firmware because its write protected. LOL

funny thing is i know the password!