How to disable encryption on Backblaze USB restore hard drives

How to disable encryption on Backblaze external USB restore hard drives so they don't prompt for a password at every boot or connection.

 

Note: This applies to hard drives only.

 

• Download and install WD Security for 

Mac

Windows

• Open the WD Security application you just installed

• If prompted, unlock the drive using the drive's password (screenshots are from a Mac but the Windows version is functionally identical)

Screen_Shot_2017-03-03_at_3.40.28_PM.png

• Choose the "Remove Password" radio button, and enter the drive's password in the password field

Screen_Shot_2017-03-03_at_3.40.31_PM.png

• Click the "Update Security Settings" button to remove the password

Screen_Shot_2017-03-03_at_3.40.37_PM.png

• The drive is now unlocked and will not prompt for future unlocks on any computer

Have more questions? Submit a request

0 Comments

Article is closed for comments.
Powered by Zendesk