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How do I remove write protection from a USB memory stick?

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April 19, 2012 12:09:48 PM

How do i remove write protection from usb and a cd.
a b } Memory
a b $ Windows 7
April 19, 2012 12:36:59 PM

Some USB sticks have tiny switches on them for write protection; check for that.
Many optical drives are read-only. Are you in a corporate, government, or other managed environment? Group Policy may have been set to disallow writing to these devices; you'll need to speak to your system administrators about that.
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