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Cannot reformat DVDs, RW (moved from Windows 7 forum)

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  1. Limon

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    Hi

    I created recovery DVDs, RW, for Dell Laptop. I no longer need the information they contain, and want to erase the Disks.

    When I click 'Format' I get the message, 'The disk is write protected'.

    How to over-come this please ?.

    Thank you.
     
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    Thank you.

    On other occasions I have Right-clicked to Erase. On this occasion it has not worked despite repeating the operation quite a few times.
     
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