Removing write protection Tags: Flash Media Write Protection Storage Last response: May 14, 2010 8:38 PM in Storage Share zayyood May 14, 2010 6:28:53 AM Hello, i have aflash memory&every time i make operations on it it refuses &say <remove protection first> what can i do? More about : removing write protection englishbob May 14, 2010 8:46:57 AM Is there not a little switch on the side to remove write protection, maybe with the word "Lock" next to it? I've seen these on SD cards and old USB thumb drives. eb m 0 l foscooter a c 99 G Storage May 14, 2010 8:38:17 PM Seems to be a very common problem. I've seen other threads about the same thing. Let me check... Here is a big old long thread about the topic: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/77357-45-remove-write-protection-memory-stick Basiclly it says to find the thumb drive in "My Computer", right-click on the device, and uncheck the "read-only" box. Let me know if you need more detailed instructions on this. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRemoving write-protection on bootable flash drive Forum SolvedRemoving Write Protection on USB HDD Forum Camcorder HDD Format; Which file system? and removing write protection. Forum memory write protection removing Forum removing write protection Forum Removing write protection from dvd-r Forum Removing write protection form a memory stick Forum REMOVING THE WRITE PROTECTION OF THE DISK Forum Removing disk write protection Forum removing write protection from removable disk Forum Usb write protection removing Forum Removing write protection Forum site:tomshardware com removing write protection on flash drive Forum Removing write protection Forum Removing disk write protection: SD card Forum Removing disk write protection Forum Removing disk write protection Forum Removing write protection form .ISO file Forum removing write protection from removable disk Forum Removing disk write protection Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !