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Windows 7: Remove protection from Flash drive

03 Jul 2009   #1
hatcher

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Remove protection from Flash drive

hi does any1 know how to remove write protect from a flash drive


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03 Jul 2009   #2
johngalt

 

Please don't hijack other threads with completely unrelated posts.

Can you explain what you mean here? Is it write protected by software, is it built into the hardware (Like an IronKey UFD) or what?
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04 Jul 2009   #3
Offroadie

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I had the same issue trying to format one into a bootable drive. I went into properties and selected to share the drive and then it removed the protection. Hope this helps.
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04 Jul 2009   #4
hatcher

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sorry to have hacked your thread will not happen again my bad
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22 Jul 2009   #5
gfheiche

windows 7 home premium 64bits
 
 

How to remove write protection from an Attache 2GB flash? It has no switch.

This flash served as a Ready Boost in Vista. When I upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate, it stopped working. Somehow it got write protected.
I cannot us Bitlocker to remove the protection , because my computer does not have the Trusted Platform Module Security Device.
All other efforts to remove the protection, like disk management, failed.
Any suggestion? Please
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22 Jul 2009   #6
Antman

 

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