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Windows 7: Erase a write protected usb

10 Feb 2010   #61

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 & Ultimate x64

dont think they were transend

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25 Aug 2010   #62

Win7 home premium 64

I'm obviously a bit late to the party here....but I'm currently dealing with the same thing...(8GB usb flash ) A is using win7 home premium(64) and suddenly has started write protecting all usb devices sporadically...even my cell phone....Computer B is using Win 7 ultimate....I am able to format on Computer B...but having tried everything I have read here and other places, Computer A always reverts to write, it doesnt appear to be a problem with then flash drive, as I can get it going again with Computer B.....not to mention Computer A does this to all things USB...
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26 Aug 2010   #63

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 & Ultimate x64

you should prob start a new thread. the issue is different, my usb stick would not format on any pc/mac. so i binned them.

sorry, charlie
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