How do I remove write protection from a USB memory stick? Tags: Configuration Format USB Write Protection Memory Windows 7 Last response: October 21, 2011 9:28 AM in Windows 7 Share ramblingron October 21, 2011 9:23:09 AM format goes fine up to the final bit then quits saying the directory is corrupted. Do you know of a format utility that will fix the directory? More about : remove write protection usb memory stick nikorr a c 146 } Memory a b $ Windows 7 October 21, 2011 9:28:03 AM Try this guide, unless u have a switch on the USB stick or microSD memory card to turn off the write-protection. USB Flash Drive 101 http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272402-32-flash-drive m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !