Removing write protection Tags: Configuration External Hard Drive Write Protection Format Windows 7 Last response: April 1, 2012 1:36 PM in Windows 7 Share Schmackie April 1, 2012 2:01:22 AM Hello, I am trying to format an external hard drive, but I keep getting a message that says The disk is write protected. How do remove that write protection? More about : removing write protection xunicronx April 1, 2012 2:45:29 AM Do you have permission? Are you the administrator? Try that to see if it works. m 0 l nikorr a b $ Windows 7 April 1, 2012 1:36:57 PM Check for the slider switch to turn off the write protection on the card. Disable Write Protection Of USB Devices Under Windows m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRemoving write-protection on bootable flash drive Forum SolvedRemoving Write Protection on USB HDD Forum Camcorder HDD Format; Which file system? and removing write protection. Forum memory write protection removing Forum removing write protection Forum Removing write protection from dvd-r Forum Removing write protection form a memory stick Forum REMOVING THE WRITE PROTECTION OF THE DISK Forum Removing disk write protection Forum removing write protection from removable disk Forum Usb write protection removing Forum site:tomshardware com removing write protection on flash drive Forum Removing write protection Forum Removing disk write protection: SD card Forum Removing disk write protection Forum Removing disk write protection Forum Removing write protection form .ISO file Forum removing write protection from removable disk Forum Removing disk write protection Forum removing write protection from removable disk Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !