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My hard disk is right protected

Last response: in Storage
October 28, 2012 11:52:55 PM

how can i format the right protected 2.5TB Western Digital Hard dish

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a c 317 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:

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: