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The Disk is write-protected. Remove the write-protection

  • Flash Drive
  • Write Protection
Last response: in Other Consumer Electronics
June 23, 2011 1:25:48 PM

I have a 4gig flash drive and have been using it for some time
suddenly for no reason at all when I tried to delete some items it says it is write protected
I tried formatting it again it says it is write protected
can anyone tell me how this write protection came about out of nowhere since \i definitely did not do anything
and can anyone advise me how I can get rid of it
thank you for your assistance
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July 4, 2011 8:31:05 AM

There may be a mechanical switch on the side of the flash disk. It could have been moved to the lock position. You should move it back to the unlock position.