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How to remove write protection from a pendrive in windows 7?

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November 4, 2011 12:05:53 PM

I tried to format my jetflash transcend pendrive from windows 7. It shows an error message : "The disk is write protected".. Please help me to resolve this problem.. thanks.. :) 

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November 7, 2011 9:40:49 AM

Please read this good article

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272402-32-flash-drive

Follow the steps

How to remove a write protection from your USB memory Stick if there is no Write protection ON or OFF button on stick then

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.
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November 14, 2011 10:04:55 AM

thanks... worked just right.. :D  yea!! thanks again buddy!
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November 14, 2011 2:41:54 PM

I am glad that helped!!!
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October 25, 2012 9:04:05 AM

i tried to remove write protection my pin drive but it is not really working yet
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December 9, 2012 12:02:22 AM

jsmakkar said:
Please read this good article

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272402-32-flash-drive

Follow the steps

How to remove a write protection from your USB memory Stick if there is no Write protection ON or OFF button on stick then

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.

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December 9, 2012 12:37:05 AM

This topic has been closed by SR-71 Blackbird
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December 9, 2012 12:37:37 AM

Best answer selected by SR-71 Blackbird.
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