Help ! USB write protection and other problems FTW !

help !
i tried to reformat my CD-R king USB flashdrive .
it's current format before i reformat it was fat32 .
then when i reformat it and changed to ntfs it became write protected and it sucks .
i dunno what to do , i tried regedit and anything i searched for but i need specific details and other kinds .
hope someone replies to this thread before my mom kills me .
tnx !
btw , it's a 16gb flash drive and it drives me crazy that i want to flush this flash drive .
it's really a pain in the head(top)
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  1. Read this 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. You may also try this TOOL
  3. i'll try it .
  4. the what you so called TOOL is not working :/
  5. Sorry that didn't work.
    Try this http://www.ntfs.com/quest22.htm
  6. Are you sure that your stick is genuine? there are a lot of fake memory sticks about and this is what happens when you try to use them.

    http://www.techpinas.com/2010/07/usb-flash-disk-bought-at-cdr-king.html
  7. jsmakkar said:
    Read this 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.


    sir is this safe to my system ?
  8. pjmelect said:
    Are you sure that your stick is genuine? there are a lot of fake memory sticks about and this is what happens when you try to use them.

    http://www.techpinas.com/2010/07/usb-flash-disk-bought-at-cdr-king.html


    maybe this is the problem ? but still , can i find a better way to resolve this ?
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