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November 29, 2011 1:48:56 PM

Hello,
Any trick to format write protected memory cards and pendrives

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November 29, 2011 1:53:56 PM

Please backup all your data before formatting.

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 29, 2011 5:04:57 PM

jsmakkar said:
Please backup all your data before formatting.

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.


thanks for the response
I have tried the above method also the registry tweaking method but both the methods failed. So if there is some more tips pls do let me know.
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February 16, 2013 4:46:06 PM

I format my pen drive in above manner using safe mode but now it is unusable and also unable to format on window (normal mode), the size is showing 0 byte, while on formatting window it is showing 3.74GB but still not formatting it. What to do?
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