write protected in win 7

  crusty 20:04 01 Dec 2012
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How can I stop my win 7 pc from automatically setting my mybook external hd to read only. it has only just happened and I can still access all the files on the H and close them but I am told that I don't have permission to save to the H even though I am the only user and administrator. it is making backing up very difficult.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:51 01 Dec 2012
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Start Run "cmd"

type: diskpart

type: list volume

type: select volume #

type: attributes disk clear readonly

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