flash drive write protection

  drwho03 16:24 26 Apr 2008
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i have a flash drive that is write protected but with no slide switch on the drive to remove protection, what can i do

  Technotiger 16:37 26 Apr 2008

Are you sure it has no side-switch, they are very tiny and not easy to see. What make/size is your flash-drive.

  drwho03 19:00 26 Apr 2008

it is a `pnk attache 2gb` and no obvious sign of a slide switch

  Technotiger 22:33 26 Apr 2008

Sorry to be so late getting back to you - I have had a look at the specs for the drive, there is obviously no actual side-switch. So the only thing I can suggest is for you to try it in any other USB port, this does sometimes make a difference. Other than that, if it is a recent purchase (and the change of USB port does not help) then I would try for an exchange as it would appear to be faulty.

  woodchip 22:39 26 Apr 2008

try right click the drive then properties to see if it will let you change the attributes

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