Problem with media write protected Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Management Storage Last response: October 12, 2011 6:02 PM in Storage Share Brayson Mamuya October 12, 2011 5:50:03 PM My WD 1TB is write protected, but it shows in the Management not initialized More about : problem media write protected | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Hawkeye22 Storage Expert October 12, 2011 6:02:17 PM Is this a new drive or has it been used before? A little more info would be useful. What OS are you using? Also, if the drive was used before, were you doing anything at the time it became unusable? | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Problem with media write protected> Related ressources: ForumDelete write protected media from pen drive ForumProblem with media write protected ForumProblem with media write protected ForumCannot change ownership of folder: media is write protected ForumProblem with media write protected ForumSandisk sd 8gd the media is write protected ForumAnother " media /hdd write protected " problem ForumHow to remove media write protection in external hard drive ForumMy flash drive seems to be permanently stuck as Write Protected . ForumWindows XP write protection of removable media cards ForumHow to format a write protected Micro SD card? ForumThis media is write protected ForumBios detecting version of windows that are no longer there Forum[Solved] Hard disk with bad sector repaired can last how long? ForumRAID noob with a couple questions ForumThis disk is write protected ForumPlanning a 4TB NAS build with expansion capabilities...need help? ForumSlow Raid 5 write speeds on P6T deluxe Forum[Solved] Raid 0 with SSD or no? ForumDell620 Latitude computer with Windows 7 fails to read empty DVD please help More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !