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Windows 7: remove write protection?

15 Dec 2009   #1
JeW

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
remove write protection?

Hey I just got my computer yesterday and it was working fine all day but when i turned it on today It wouldn't let me move, edit, save or delete any files in my G:/ drive because it says it is write protected. Is there any way I can remove this write protection?

PS. I have tried a system restore and it didn't help


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15 Dec 2009   #2
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Is your G:\ drive removable?
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15 Dec 2009   #3
JeW

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No it is my main storage drive
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15 Dec 2009   #4
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Can you a shot of the security permissions on the drive? Search for snip in the start menu.
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15 Dec 2009   #5
JeW

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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15 Dec 2009   #6
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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15 Dec 2009   #7
JeW

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah sorry I didn't really understand any of that
where are my "bios" =\
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15 Dec 2009   #8
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Look in your motherboard manual for the option to load the BIOS, then look for write-protect. You can also try loading the factory defaults. Otherwise clear the CMOS as is suggested.
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