Locked out memory stick

  Strawballs 23:04 25 Jul 2006
Locked

A friend at work's daughter lent her memory stick to a friend and when she got it back she has been locked out and unable to access it but her friend does not know what she has done.

Any suggestions would be gratefully recieved.

  wbiggchiefy 23:16 25 Jul 2006

now do you mean locked as can't add to the data on it or locked as cant access the data on it ??
Chiefy

  wbiggchiefy 23:19 25 Jul 2006

I see u say access but many people get things wrong - just checkin

  woodchip 23:24 25 Jul 2006

Just format it but you lose all on it

  ArrGee 23:26 25 Jul 2006

What type of memory stick is it? USB, Memory Stick Pro, etc?

  ArrGee 23:30 25 Jul 2006

It would also help to know what the exact error message is that comes up.

  Chris Webster 23:37 25 Jul 2006

If it's a usb memory stick (key drive) check the little switch on the side hasn't been switched over. Mine have open padlock and a closed padlock symbols on the side.

Cheers Chris.

  Strawballs 01:40 26 Jul 2006

will forward all suggestions tomorrow and will get back when tried, but from what he said it is a USB stick.

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