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Windows 7: Erase a write protected usb

08 Feb 2010   #51

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64

Hi charlie3, have you tried googling for answers? Any chance?

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08 Feb 2010   #52

Windows 7 and MAC

Try to copy the files to a specified Folder..... and then delete it from the specified folder
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08 Feb 2010   #53

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I have determined a sure fire way to erase that drive.

Take a brick and smash it, then buy a new one that works well, you can get a 32gb one pirated from China on E-Bay for $20.
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08 Feb 2010   #54


^^ LOL
Did u try performing wat u want in a Linux distro? If one not avail, u can also use soem of the Live Linux distro. Sometimes, Linux can do wat Windows doesnt.
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08 Feb 2010   #55

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

I wasn't aware Linux had magic powers to work with broken hardware! Awesome!
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08 Feb 2010   #56

W7, Xp Pro

Verbatim | USB Flash Drive, Recordable DVDs, Rewritable CD - Storage Media, Recordable Media

worked for me on three different flash drives not just verbatims...
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09 Feb 2010   #57

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 & Ultimate x64

too late guys have already snapped them

Thanks all

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09 Feb 2010   #58

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Way to follow my hyperbolic advice! I win!
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09 Feb 2010   #59


^^ Sure u are.
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10 Feb 2010   #60
Babu R

windows 7

hi charlie
first try to find the flashdrive detail with the help of below, If it is transcend means u can try online recovery tool from transcend official website.
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