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Disk is write protected usb

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  • Security
  • Format
  • USB
  • USB Drive
  • Windows 7
Last response: in Windows 7
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

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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!
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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
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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.
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