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Freecom network drive password


grumpy-git

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Have just installed the software for the network drive on what will now be the main pc. Following the setup instructions to use admin & admin for user name & password, everything worked fine & I could map & remove the drive.

Problem is, I cannot access it via the web interface, it will not accept admin/admin as password, or the password/username I had allocated when it was in use with the previous pc.

Is there any way to access or change the password?

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MCE2K5

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From Freecom Website.

Press the „Reset“ button and power on device while pressing the „Reset“ button. Keep
„Reset“ button pressed for 15 seconds to restore factory defaults.

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MCE2K5

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Page 12 of PDF Manual, click here

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grumpy-git

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Thanks MCE2K5,

I wasn't sure if "reset" wiped everything off the drive & so hadn't tried that. With nearly 300gb of data on there (it's a 500gb drive) it was a risky thing to try.

Do you know if the data will be safe if I reset?

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MCE2K5

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Yes your Data will be fine.

It does not Format ypur Drive, It just resets the Drives Settings.

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grumpy-git

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MCE2K5,

Sorted, thanks for your help, the data was untouched.

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Kemistri

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Thinking out loud here.... if it's so easy for anyone to reset the password, what's the point of having a password facility?

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