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Windows 7: Any Hard Drive is Write-Protected

04 Jul 2011   #21

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by naydencho View Post
FYI, it seems the link changed, but the solution still works! Here is the update to the link Sintek posted (thanks!)

Windows Write Protection T3CHWORKS -

And here is an exerpt of it, in case it changes again:


Start > Run "cmd"
type--> diskpart
type--> list volume
type--> select volume #
type--> attributes disk clear readonly

Thanks to the owner of T3CHWORKS!
Thx!!! this thing help me to solved my unwriteable external HDD problem
for those who failed, keep trying and try pull out the external disk and try to other usb ports... it works for me at least

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04 Jul 2011   #22

Windows 7

owh... before forgotten, after a successful with Diskpart, exit diskpart then run 'Attrib' command
"x:\>attrib -r /s /d"
where x:\> is ur disk, /S is Search the pathname including all subfolders and /D for Process folders as well
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29 May 2012   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate

Hello all,

just registered for this forum to say thanks. Great advice and it still works to date!! If your hard drive is read-only, just follow the recap from neydencho and it'll work. Thnx.

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