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NV+ Locked HDDs

Ed_Nv
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NV+ Locked HDDs

Hi all,

 

I realise this is a long shot, however, I've been at this for days and at a loss after managing to create another locked HDD.

 

Had to replace 2x drives on my redundant NV+ (lost volume, so starting from scratch), and in the process, I've managed to end up with 3 ATA password protected 2tb drives and an ancient NAS that continually gets stuck initializing HDs 😞

 

I've tried unlocking via USB dock+PC with NETGEAR, and iterations of passwords found in historical posts (ie: https://community.netgear.com/t5/Using-your-ReadyNAS-in-Business/Locked-Hard-Drives/m-p/1007894) all with no luck.

 

Any suggestions?

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StephenB
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Re: NV+ Locked HDDs


@Ed_Nv wrote:

 

Had to replace 2x drives on my redundant NV+ (lost volume, so starting from scratch), and in the process, I've managed to end up with 3 ATA password protected 2tb drives and an ancient NAS that continually gets stuck initializing HDs 😞

 


Did you attempt to do a secure erase, and then interrupt the process before completion?

 

Doing a factory reset with the disks in place is supposed to clear the password.

 

Does your NAS say ReadyNAS NV+ v2 on the front panel?  Or just ReadyNAS NV+?

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