I just updated to 10.8 Mountain Lion. Now I must enter my admin password each time I attempt to access my main hard drive.  How do I reverse the need for the password.  It's a real PAIN!

I just updated to 10.8 Mountain Lion from 10.7.5.  Now I must enter my admin password each time I attempt to access my main hard drive.  How do I reverse the need for the password?  It's a real PAIN! 

I'd think you have a Keychain problem (Keychain storing passwords and the likes).
When you are being asked, are you offered the checkbox, "Remember this password in my Keychain"? If so, check and see if it stops asking.

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