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How to take the write protection off a kingston 8gb flash drive

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  • Flash Drive
  • Write Protection
  • Kingston
  • Windows XP
Last response: in Windows XP
July 7, 2011 10:22:37 PM

I got this kingston 8gb flash drive from dell. It has windows 7 on it and I want to be able to take it off and out what I like on it but it is write protected. Any ideas on how to change that??

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July 8, 2011 1:25:01 PM

if you got that flashdrive from dell, it is a replacement for a restoration CD and that is why it has windows 7 on it and probably other drivers that you need for your machine.

this is also why it is write protected.

I doubt you can unlock it