My hard disk is right protected Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Format Storage Last response: October 29, 2012 12:35 AM in Storage Share samanijohn October 28, 2012 11:52:55 PM how can i format the right protected 2.5TB Western Digital Hard dish More about : hard disk protected RealBeast a c 258 G Storage October 29, 2012 12:35:17 AM Remove the write protection using diskpart commands in the command prompt window -- open it with a right click run as administrator. Here are the commands in the order that you need to use them: diskpart list volume select volume n (where n = the problem volume) attributes disk clear readonly attributes volume clear readonly After each of the last two you should get a response that it was successful if it was. Here is a page that lists all the diskpart command syntax: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770877%28v... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMY HARD DISK IS RIGHT PROTECTED , AM ASKED TO REMOVE THE RIGHT PROTECTION ForumHow to make sure that a disk is right protected ForumSoftware to format a write protected hard disk ForumUSB Flash Drive is write protected and shows up as unknown on Disk Management. H ForumDisk is right protected ForumRemove right protected from removable disk f ForumUSB Flash Disk write protected ForumThe media is write protected external hard drive ForumAccess is denied full disk or protected error ForumHow to delete files from a write- protected disk ForumDISK IS WRITE PROTECTED ForumHow do i remove right protection on a disk Forum"The disk is write- protected " please help ForumDisk Dirve Write protected must remove ForumHard disk hardware write protected ForumRight hard disk for i7- 720m processor ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumUSB Flash Drive is write protected and shows up as unknown on Disk Management. H ForumI need help choosing a hard drive ForumHard drive Question ? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !