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This media is write protected

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January 17, 2013 3:40:43 PM

when i use pendrive system aks me to format....
when go for format it show me THIS MEDIA IS WRITE PROTECTED.....
i m use window-7 64bit....

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a b G Storage
January 17, 2013 3:53:12 PM

is there a switch on that pendrive?
January 17, 2013 4:39:02 PM

is it low on ink?
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a b G Storage
January 17, 2013 5:02:03 PM

January 18, 2013 12:15:52 AM

In you case, you should remove the write protection at first and then can format it.
<1>. Remove the write protection at first.
You are supposed to check whether there is a switch on your pen drive to close the write protection function. If you do not find such a switch, you should disable it step by step as this article writes:
*****How to remove write protection from a drive or memory card? *****
<2>. Recover your data.
If there is something important on this pen drive, you should try a drive recovery freeware to get back your data before the format. This freeware has successfully recovered my data from a unformatted drive before. It is worth trying!
<3>. Format this pen drive at last.