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

  • Configuration
  • Flash
  • USB
  • Write Protection
  • Windows 7
Last response: in Windows 7
June 23, 2012 4:39:46 PM

Hi, i tried reformatting my USB device and changing the file system to NTFS but the pop up box still comes up saying that the Flash is write protected. Please tell me how to fix this. I really have to save some docs on my flash....

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a b $ Windows 7
June 23, 2012 4:42:38 PM

USB Flash Drive 101

refer to the section titled:

"My USB Flash device is write protected

How to remove a write protection from your USB memory Stick if there is no Write protection ON or OFF button or tab: "