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Write Protected disk

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ojas, Sep 2, 2005.

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  1. ojas

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    I have a Kingmax 256MB Memory stick which we used once and went to format it and got the prompt "Write Protected Disk" can any one tell how to unwrite protect it. It has no switch on it to lock it or write protect it. Thanks.
     
  2. Wolfeymole

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    Are there any files left on it? If so try sending them to a spare folder for the time being then try to format the drive.
     
  3. coderitr

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    There's a toggle switch on it that will allow you to write to it. Look harder.
     
  4. ojas

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    there is no toggle switch on the stick it's a Kingmax the one where the USB part slides out and locks.
     
  5. coderitr

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    It must have a switch. A USB drive that is read only would be completely useless.
     
  6. ojas

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    There is no switch I can't format or post files onto the stick it prompts to say that it is write protected and cannot find anywhere to unwrite it. My other memory sticks don't have any switches and they work fine. It's only the Kingmax stick that does that.
     
  7. ojas

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    Yes I found the little switch and the stick works really well thanks to you all.Ojas
     
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