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Newbie
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-16-2019

My 16 gb cruzer blade is write protected.

I did everything on the internet that claimed to solve this error. But nothing worked. I had two solutions that I didn't try. One said to destructive write test, I don't know how to try that. The second solution told me to format the drive in a Linux environment. But I don't have Linux, so didn't do that. Is there something else I can try? If not then maybe I'll try downloading VMware or something to try linux solution.

SanDisk Guru
Posts: 2,702
Registered: ‎07-23-2010

Re: My 16 gb cruzer blade is write protected.

It might be easier and quicker to simply return it to SanDisk for a replacement.

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Newbie
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-16-2019

Re: My 16 gb cruzer blade is write protected.

i bought it years ago. Its not under warranty anymore

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SanDisk Guru
Posts: 16,244
Registered: ‎04-17-2008

Re: My 16 gb cruzer blade is write protected.

At only 6 bucks now, why bother with it? Smiley Frustrated