The media is write protected Tags: Hard Drives Maxtor Storage Last response: November 9, 2013 1:36 PM in Storage Share romaas January 30, 2013 5:34:45 PM Hello, I'v Maxtor one touch||| hard drive how to remove the media write protectio from it ,I'm using win7 ,Thanks More about : media write protected Dioddne1234 January 31, 2013 12:47:18 AM Here are tips and steps for you: http://www.itrelated.info/remove-write-protection-from-... pszalapski November 9, 2013 1:36:49 PM romaas said:Hello, I'v Maxtor one touch||| hard drive how to remove the media write protectio from it ,I'm using win7 ,Thanks I tried this and it worked, in Windows 7. Start Cmd.exe as administrator, then: C:\> Diskpart DISKPART> list disk DISKPART> select disk (id) DISKPART> online disk (if the disk is not online) DISKPART> attributes disk clear readonly Then I was able to manipulate the volume in Disk Management control panel. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to delete write protected media file from pen drive Forum When I open a jpeg file to edit via Corel Photoshop 5, it records an error - media is write protected Forum This media is write protected Forum How to remove the media is write protected mean Forum Virtual disk manager media write protected Forum Write Protected error coming while external media format Forum Problem with media write protected Forum Problem with media write protected Forum Sandisk sd 8gd the media is write protected Forum Problem with media write protected Forum Windows xp media write protected Forum Problem with media write protected Forum unallocated disk and media write protection Forum How to remove media write protection Forum How to remove media write protection in external hard drive Forum SD media: write-protect Forum SolvedFormatting a Write-Protected USB Drive Forum SolvedHow to delete files from a write protected USB Forum Solvedmy flash drive is write protected how do i remove Forum Solvedgshyamsunderreddy write protected pen drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !