My usb cant format it is write protected Tags: Flash Media Format USB Explorer Storage Last response: September 6, 2011 1:25 PM in Storage Share Thokozani September 6, 2011 1:14:26 PM my usb cant format it is write protected, whenever i plug it in the explorer shows, "you need to format first' , when i try to format it shows "write protected," More about : usb format write protected tomatthe a b G Storage September 6, 2011 1:25:01 PM If its an sd card reader with an sd card in it, the card itself will have a little tab that you need to move. If its a usb mem key the key itself should have a tab that you need to move. Post a link to the actual product if you don't see what I'm talking about. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 1 i cant format a write protected usb Forum i am not able to format my usb dt101g2 and it is written write protected Forum How do you format/clean a write-protected usb? Forum how to format write protected usb drive Forum My USB is not working. Its asking for format but i click it says its write protected. i am using windows 7. what to do..? Forum How to format/repair a write-protected USB drive with I/O errors? Forum HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool claims usb stick was write-protected but it isn't! Forum How can i format a write protected hp v155w 8gb usb flash drive Forum How can I format a 4GB toshiba USB flash drive with write protected. Forum Usb flash drive write protected cannot format Forum The disk is write protected cannot format usb Forum SolvedFormatting a Write-Protected USB Drive Forum How can i format a write protected hp v155w 4gb usb flash drive Forum How do i format usb flash drive with write protected Forum How to format write protected usb Forum How to format write protected usb? Forum Cannot format usb disk is write protected Forum Cannot format usb disk is write protected Forum Cannot format usb disk is write protected Forum Format usb write protected Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !