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Windows 7: [Help]Pendrive/USB drive is write protected unable to format

07 May 2014   #1
Jinu1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit.
 
 
[Help]Pendrive/USB drive is write protected unable to format

Hello, My Pendrive/USBdrive got write protected and I cannot able to format it. I do not want any files inside it. I just want to format it. I have tried many methods but still none of them are working. Please help me.

I have added some pics:

When I insert my USBdrive, It popups like this:
http://gyazo.com/870776d533498c5bdc77672a4d425699

When I try to format, It popups like this:
http://gyazo.com/7bf06ff2d33877ddbd1063437b4ee745

And it popups this message:
http://gyazo.com/77a0de6c266899bff5fc1984a1873990

It shows in the "mycomputer" like this:
http://gyazo.com/a88a0f2e2498ff972226b27e8d525eb9


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07 May 2014   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome Jinu mate juts use this it will clean the drive completely and all you need to do after is format it.
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
read it carefully and the clean all will take a whie to do but you will end up with an empty drive.
At the bottom of that tutorial there is another showing how to complete the format etc.
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07 May 2014   #3
Jinu1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Hello and welcome Jinu mate juts use this it will clean the drive completely and all you need to do after is format it.
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
read it carefully and the clean all will take a whie to do but you will end up with an empty drive.
At the bottom of that tutorial there is another showing how to complete the format etc.
When I check my "Storage Devices", It shows my disk as "Raw".
Here is the preview: Gyazo - c4ace6e4a33e329b221e232194ee154c.png

And When I use "clean" or "clean all" command, It gives me this error:
Gyazo - 2420d23f2b405dca8c4de361b8255e38.png
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07 May 2014   #4
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Hi Jinu,

If other pen drives work on your PC and only this pen drive does not work:

Try to format your pendrive with HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool v2.2.3 HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool Free Download

(Right click on the HPUSBDisk.exe and run as administrator)

If it fails to format your drive,I would say your pen drive is dead.

Reason: A pen drive is not going to last forever - for that matter nothing ever .It has a limited number of read/write cycles (about 3000 to 5000 program cycles). When more and more bad sectors are created and all the reserved sectors to map such bad sectors are exhausted, the controller in the drive makes it write protected so that you will not be able to write to it only to see the files getting corrupted.

If you still want to try all that is possible before giving up Find solution to Technology related problems: how to Disable write protection from pendrive

Good Luck.
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