new flash drive

  ripendigging 13:54 06 Jan 2008

I have a new flash drive,when inserted in usb port pc.finds it straight away,but when I try to use it a box appears saying the drive is rights protected.How do I remove this,It cannot be formatted,the same message appears.Thankyou for any help.

  octal 13:58 06 Jan 2008

Have a look on the side of the drive to see if there is a tiny switch to unlock it.

  Pamy 13:58 06 Jan 2008

any instructions with new drive?

  antony492 14:01 06 Jan 2008

Hi there
As octal said, there should be a switch of some kind on the memory stick. I there isn't then do the following:
Plug it in the computer
Go to My Computer
Right click the drive with the Usb and click properties.
uncheck the Read-only box and click apply

Let me know how this works out for you

The Doctor

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:44 06 Jan 2008
  ripendigging 11:06 07 Jan 2008

Thank you everybody,there is a switch at the side,almost invisible.Not a word on the Vac pack it came in.Thanks again everybody.

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