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Windows 7: Pendrive Write Protected

02 Sep 2014   #1
midhun2014

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
Pendrive Write Protected

Hi,
I have a Sandisk cruzer blade 8 gb pendrive, when i used to create a bootable usb using windows iso tool an error occured and its showing write protected while formatting. I have tried almost all the ways to format but nothing worked.Hoping a solution.[IMG][/IMG]


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02 Sep 2014   #2
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

My Cruzers are write protected, and I think it's done in hardware. Mine have a little OS on them that asks for a password, then unlocks the drive for use. For security reasons, I think that lock/unlock is implemented in hardware. I wasn't able to partition mine either.

Thumb drives are cheap these days. Just pick up a non secured one to make a bootable drive.
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03 Sep 2014   #3
rvcjew

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64
 
 

Do you have u3 on that drive if so look at this to remove it and make it a "dumb" drive. http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/de...er/r_id/101834
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