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

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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    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.
  2. thanks... worked just right.. :D yea!! thanks again buddy!
  3. I am glad that helped!!!
  4. i tried to remove write protection my pin drive but it is not really working yet
  5. 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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