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SanDisk Guru
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Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

Return.

 

http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5232/~/return-material-authorization-(rma)-process

 

 

Removal not possible.

Ed
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Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

Hello,

 

Here are few links where you can get the problem refer and fix your issue

Please follow the directions and you can remove it.

http://www.troublefixers.com/remove-write-protection-on-usb-pen-drive-or-memory-card-or-ipod/

 

or

 

http://www.techyv.com/questions/how-remove-write-protection-flash-drive

 

or

 

On the usb flash drive its self there may be a switch that will add or remove copy protection

 

If you are sure that there is no write-protect switch. You can try low-level format it.

http://m3rlinez.blogspot.com/2007/01/just-rescued-my-write-protected-usb.html 

 

Regards

Sharath

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Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

 
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Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

i have problem with my SANDISK,USB FLASH-DRIVE(8GB) that whenever i insert or plug it with some computer and try to write(CUT,COPY etc) it shows an error that THE DISK IS WRITE PROTECTED..can any one please suggest that why it is displaying such error...at first i think that this is problem with my pc but know the essue is same for all computer..

can any help me to resolve this issue???

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Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???


gsper wrote:

i have problem with my SANDISK,USB FLASH-DRIVE(8GB) that whenever i insert or plug it with some computer and try to write(CUT,COPY etc) it shows an error that THE DISK IS WRITE PROTECTED..can any one please suggest that why it is displaying such error...

 

can any help me to resolve this issue???



Have you read any of the previous replies in this thread? Smiley Frustrated

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Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

"can any one please suggest that why it is displaying such error.."

 

It's broken.

 

 

"can any help me to resolve this issue???"

 

Yes, return it.   http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5232/~/return-material-authorization-(rma)-process

 

 

""Have you read any of the previous replies in this thread? :smileyfrustrated:"

 

Obviously not.  Smiley Sad

Ed
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Registered: ‎08-07-2013

Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

BEFORE YOU RETURN IT

If you have windows....

run command.com (just do a search for it it will be there)

In the old school command line box that no one seams to care about anymore type

chkdsk e: /F /X

where e: is the drive letter assigned to your usb stick.

Wait for a few minuites at most and you will probably have a perfectly writeable usb stick even if no errors were found.

Worth a try to saves days of waiting for a replacement in the mail or a trip into town.

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Registered: ‎08-21-2013

Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

my scandisk usb 16gm i can open or save any file from that usb please help me a simple solution for open it

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Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

 HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???

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Re: HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???


khalidanani wrote:

 HOW TO REMOVE WRITE PROTECTION FROM USB FLASH-DRIVE???


 

 

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