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RadioGuyUSA

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4"]B]I have a TK3173 that I bought used but every time i read the radio it request a password in order to view the radio info, is there a way to go about bypassing the password??
 

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Read radio, go to OPTIONAL FEATURES. Find DATA PASSWORD and delete it, then write radio.
That should take care of it....
 

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4"]B]I have a TK3173 that I bought used but every time i read the radio it request a password in order to view the radio info, is there a way to go about bypassing the password??
If you don't have the password you can't read it. You can create a new data file and see if you can write to it, but the 3173 also has a write protect password. If that is enabled and you don't have it then the radio would need to go to the factory to have the passwords reset. A lot of shops are enabling both read, and write protect passwords now.

There are a few other ways around it, but they are not easy.


Jim
 

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I've not tried from scratch. But I don't have a password for sure...I'll try from scratch....But I think it has a write password also.

EDIT: Tried That...It has a write password, I can't do that either.
 
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