write protected

i have a sandisk cruizer blade 4gb having a problem in formating showing a message disk is write protected sp please tell me the solution to format it

Try this link. https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+format+write+protected+flash+drive&oq=how+to+format+write+protected+flash+drive&aqs=chrome…69i57.22749j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8 Hope it helps


I have the same problem with an SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB.

No format tool so far could help me.

Not even Linux with gparted.

need help


See this posting: http://forums.sandisk.com/t5/All-SanDisk-USB-Flash-Drives/write-protected/m-p/331025#M9532

98% chance that this is already bricked. Sorry to give to you bluntly but I hope that this is still new and under warranty.

Hi dhavalpanjabi,

Don’t warry. this simple case. and you can solve the problem. disk is write protected