usb memory drive write protected

  malgall 13:44 07 Sep 2009
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i have a usb memory 8gb it keeps saying write protected can not use it has no write protection

help please

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:24 07 Sep 2009

check that IF it has a tiny slide protect switch on the side.

make and model of stick?

  malgall 16:19 07 Sep 2009

i did but no switch just a cheap play.com

  Grey Goo 16:41 07 Sep 2009

Try an antivirus/malware scan. Did you get any software with it only it may be protected using a programme.

  Grey Goo 16:51 07 Sep 2009

Little application called USB write protect. Don't know if it will unlock your drive.
click here

  malgall 21:29 29 Sep 2009

replaced it

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