Disk is write protected

when i want to add some files to my flash drive an error warnes me that it is write protected.idont know how to remove protection.please help me
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More about disk write protected
  1. Format the drive once and check.
  2. 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 formatted it, with a USB pen drive tool.

    http://www.bootdisk.com/pendrive.htm

    http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/330/HP_USB_Stick_Formatting_Tool.html

    USB Flash drive tester

    http://downloads.zdnet.co.uk/0,1000000375,39364218s,00.htm

    The pen drive may be bad and need replacement.
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