Disk is write protected usb Tags: Security Format USB USB Drive Windows 7 Last response: March 2, 2011 6:58 PM in Windows 7 Share jay_07 March 1, 2011 4:30:49 AM Hello, i want to format my usb drive. but its gave me message the disk is write protected. so please help me to format. thank u. jay More about : disk write protected usb COLGeek a b 8 Security a b $ Windows 7 March 1, 2011 12:02:41 PM Look at your USB drive itself. Many have a very small switch on them that performs the write protection function. If yours is one of them, simply move the switch to the other position. If yours does not have the switch, you will need to go to the vendor's website to see if they have a utility to unlock your USB drive. Good luck! w7pro March 2, 2011 6:45:20 PM At times, you can also see if it's protected in the properties of the drive itself. -- Ryan Windows Outreach Team Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer COLGeek a b 8 Security a b $ Windows 7 March 2, 2011 6:58:41 PM w7pro said:At times, you can also see if it's protected in the properties of the drive itself. -- Ryan Windows Outreach Team True, depends on the drive. Good suggestion. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSandisk usb the disk is write protected ForumHow to remove the disk is write protected error for usb pendrive ForumUSB Flash Drive is write protected and shows up as unknown on Disk Management. H ForumDisk is write protected usb ForumThe disk is write protected usb ForumUSB Flash Disk write protected ForumCannot format usb disk is write protected ForumUsb protected disk write protected ForumIf i want to delete something on my USB it says this disk is write-protected rem ForumCannot format usb disk is write protected ForumMy usb is write protected how to remove on a 4gb flash disk 4 ForumThe disk is write protected cannot format usb ForumHow to extract PROTECTED Write on memory disk usb ForumCannot format usb disk is write protected ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine ForumCannot read from the source file or disk ForumUnlock writ protected USB flash disk Forum[Solved] DISK IS WRITE PROTECTED ForumDisk Management problems in windows 7 ForumWhere is my hard disk space going??? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !