Usb memory stick Tags: Configuration USB Write Protection Memory Windows 7 Last response: July 12, 2011 3:29 PM in Windows 7 Share Esther6893 July 12, 2011 1:52:09 PM How can I remove write protection from my usb memory stick? More about : usb memory stick John_VanKirk a b $ Windows 7 July 12, 2011 3:29:54 PM Hi Esther, and Welcome to the Forum! Some flash drives have a small write protect switch on the side which you must flip. Sometimes the thumbdrives have to be plugged into the computer to activate or deactive it. Her is an image of a flash drive and switch. Switches can be as shown or on the side. There are also a couple write protect software programs that are used to protect flash drives. If your drive was protected that way, you need the software to unprotect it. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUSB Memory Stick Driver broken? Forum SolvedHow to I clear the data from a USB Memory stick? Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 Memory Stick For Toshiba L300 Forum SolvedUsb flash memory stick formating Forum My windows 7 laptop detects a usb memory stick on the F drive however I have one 32 gig stick it refuses to recognise Forum SolvedHow do I remove write protection from a USB memory stick? Forum How to make my laptop read my USB memory stick again? Forum USB memory stick problem Forum SolvedRecommended USB memory stick data protecting software Forum SolvedCan not format sandisk 4gb usb memory stick Forum SolvedUSB memory stick/card being burnt out / malfunctioning Forum I have just bought a 32gb USB flash memory stick. When I insert the memory stick and try and click on it it says the usb needs Forum USB 3.0/2.0 memory stick only works in USB 2.0 ports Forum Is there a way to recover a previous version of a microsoft word document on a memory stick/USB Forum how can i recover data from a crashed usb memory stick? Forum how can i recover data from a crashed usb memory stick? Forum ok i have a 32gb memory usb stick cannot get write protect off and ive tried every thing on this site so far Forum USB Memory Stick corrupted? Forum Can I reuse USB memory stick? Forum USB Flash Drive(Memory Stick) Problem Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !