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How to remove write protection on harddrive

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November 11, 2009 4:40:35 PM

how do you remove write protection on a hard drive ?
November 12, 2009 3:05:24 AM

Right click the drive in my computer, go to the security tab, add yourself to to "group or usernames", and then you can give yourself full control. Hope this help.
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March 14, 2010 12:18:28 AM

going to revive this thread cuz i have a slightly different problem

I bought an internal HDD and stuffed it in an enclosure. enclosure has a USB 2.0 port and an eSATA port. It was working fine with the USB 2.0 connection. I could copy, delete, write files onto the drive. When I used the eSATA port I get the "Disk is Write Protected" warning. "Remove write protection or switch to a different disk."

I tried rkulp's method, I even added more 'control' to other users but the moment I click Apply or Ok. my computer gives me a grand list or files that are still write-protected, one pop-up at a time.

toss some help my way? ._.
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