Write protected folders Tags: Flash Media Read Only Storage Last response: October 23, 2009 12:27 PM in Storage Share deogrorius October 23, 2009 6:05:33 AM My flush disk keeps saying that it is write protected and hence i cant add in any file or delete. I have tried mycomputer /properties and uticked the read only option but it doesnt work. Can anyone come to my rescue? Regards firstname.lastname@example.org More about : write protected folders evongugg a b G Storage October 23, 2009 12:27:49 PM Some drives have a switch on them to lock it. I've ran into a problem like that, and could not fix it untill i formated it, with a USB pen drive tool. http://www.bootdisk.com/pendrive.htm http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/330/HP_USB_Stick_F... The pen drive may be bad and need replacement. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumXp sp3 all desktop folders now write-protected ForumHow to remove write -protection from my folders ForumCannot change ownership of folder : media is write protected ForumHow to Open write protected folder ForumOpen a write protected folder ForumMake sure the disk is not full or write-protected ForumMake sure the disc is not full or write protected .... ForumWrite protected ForumHow to format a write protected Micro SD card? Forum" Write protected " USB thumb stick? ForumSD Card Reader says the card is write-protected ForumWhat does it mean when a disc is write protected ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumHow to remove disk is write protected ForumSATA HD, worked briefly, now reports (hard) disk is write protected? ForumICH9R Matrix RAID5 write problems on Win 7/2008 ForumHow to remove write protected ForumDwd-rw can't complete to write ForumHow to format a write protected Micro SD card? ForumSeagate external hard drive is write protected More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !