How to remove Write protect on usb flash drive

  Happyguy 23:14 17 Dec 2016
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Hi all. Can anyone help me.. My usb flsh drive is showing write protect and I can not clear it. I have followed helps on the net doing the thing in CDM etc but I can not clear the 'Current write protect' the write protect is cleared but the one above it saying current will not clear. I have also set regedit to zero way of trying to clear this fault. I can not format it in cdm either due to an I/O error. but the flash works ok I can read files no problem. Any help? Please note I am not a computer expert so I would kindly ask for the answer to be written in a clear way for us not techs. thank you

  mole44 04:56 18 Dec 2016

Move all the data on the flash drive you need to keep then try this program it resets everything, scroll down to the bottom for the program click here

  Newuser4165 10:06 18 Dec 2016

Is there a write protect switch ?

  Burn-it 12:29 18 Dec 2016

If the protect bit is protected there is no way of changing it.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:28 18 Dec 2016

Write Protected?

go into command prompt then type "diskpart" type "list volume" then "select volume xxx" (where xxx is the write protected problem drive) then type "attributes volume clear read only"

Then exit command. Then try to write to the drive.

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