32gb sandisk cruzer force is bricked or locked away! seems firmware flashing be needed

My sandisk flash drive 32GB cruzer force is write protected and locked. Any HDD partition tools or any USB drive tools cannot format or clean or handle it anyhow.`
below is :point_down: :point_down: my Windows 10 File Explorer detects it but no disk size shown


& below is :point_down: :point_down: my Windows 10 DiskManagement detects it but no disk size shown

> Please help me so that I can flash the firmware.

windows diskpart (admin) cannot solve it: it returns the clean command like this:
:point_down: :point_down:
DISKPART> clean
DiskPart has encountered an error: The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error.
See the System Event Log for more information.

` The following is my sandisk problem according to ChipGenius 4.20.1107 :
Description: [G:]USB Mass Storage Device(SanDisk Cruzer Force)
Device Type: Mass Storage Device

Protocal Version: USB 2.00
Current Speed: High Speed
Max Current: 200mA

USB Device ID: VID = 0781 PID = 557D
Serial Number: 4C530007941117109250

Device Vendor: SanDisk
Device Name: Cruzer Force
Device Revision: 0126

Manufacturer: SanDisk
Product Model: Cruzer Force
Product Revision: 1.26

Controller Part-Number: Unknown

windows diskpart (admin) cannot solve it: it returns the clean command like this:
:point_down: :point_down:
DISKPART> clean
DiskPart has encountered an error: The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error.
See the System Event Log for more information.

You have 2 options. This Return Material Authorization (RMA) process or return it to the seller should work.

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but the return policy process I cannot follow it. Coz the device was bought some two years ago. the return process demand piurchase details which i cannot recall or find the purchase slip everything.

Now I need the firmware to flash if possible and the turotrials???

Do Step 1. Work with someone at SanDisk. I haven’t used them in quite awhile but they were fairly lenient in their need for a purchase receipt for things over a yr old. They were more concerned for happy customers.

As for when you bought it look for the oldest file you put on it.

Fixing the drive is pretty much impossible.

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can you tell me how can i convert 32GB pen drive into Ram…? vidmate mobdro

This looks complicated🥸, have you tried official repairs?