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Write protection remover

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May 3, 2011 6:17:36 PM

write protection on flashdrive
a c 812 G Storage
May 4, 2011 12:30:08 AM

flip the write protect switch usually works for me.
May 4, 2011 4:55:57 PM

Thanks for info Popatim,but no switch on this flash drive........
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May 18, 2011 3:25:52 PM

Remove USB Memory Stick Write Protected:
How to remove a write protection from your USB memory Stick
1. Shutdown your computer or laptop
2. Insert USB Memory Stick into your laptop or Computer
3. Turn on laptop and then immediately start pressing (F8) key then Advanced Boot Options screen will come up
4. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt
5. After loading files if your USB Memory Stick drive letter is (G) for example then write as
6. C:\windows\system32>G: and press enter
7. G:\>format G: and press enter
8. If ask you (Y/N) then press (Y) and press enter
9. Now a full format will start which remove write protection from USB Memory Stick.
Note:
Before removing USB from your computer, Always remove it safely by going into to my computer then right click on USB and click eject.
March 7, 2012 5:12:43 AM

awaheed, I've tried that method, but once I reach step 7, it no longer works. It still comes up with the same "The disk is write protected!" error message. I've even tried a large scale partitioning tool that runs separately from the operating system, but there's still no luck. Any ideas or advice?
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