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Remove Write protect from HDD

Last response: in Windows 7
May 19, 2011 2:04:45 AM

I have a write protected Buffalo HDD and I need to know how to remove the protection. I use windows 7 Pro.
Please advise! Thank you.

Tim Slough
a b $ Windows 7
May 19, 2011 5:14:51 AM

Hello and welcome to Tom's Hardware Forums.

If there isn't a physical switch, right click it and go to Properties then see if Autoplay is an option. If it is, there should be a setting in there to tick or untick.