The Disk is write-protected. Remove the write-protection
Hi guys.. My problem is that I am using HP laptop, Windows Vista, and some weeks ago I was experiencing a problem with one of my flash memories. I was not able to write on it or even format it. Finally, I solved this problem. But after few weeks I found the same problem repeated with my computer when trying to copy any thing to any external hard or even to any flash memory. But when trying to use them on other computers, this problem doesn't show up. Is it a virus or what? I scanned my computer and I didn't find any virus.. Please Help!!!!!
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Re: The Disk is write-protected. Remove the...
Only thing that i can think of at the moment that would do that is that you dont have the correct permissions to write on external drives..can you see wats in the drive may i ask? if you can but can not write to the disk it might be that ur account is denying you access to write to removable media. its not a virus btw, virus dont limit write permissions. do me a favor when u connect another device right click it and click properties see wat you see on the bottom if the box read is the only one checked that means you dont have the permissions to access the drive...if read and write are clicked then your account on the machine is limited and try an administrator account
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I don't know what OS your HP laptop is
If it is Windows 8, Windows Password Hint,
PIN code, Microsoft account can be used to login HP laptop. After logon
successfully, change, recover or reset Windows 8 password
If it is Windows 7, Password hint or another
administrator account may help you. But if you don't have all of these, try
password reset disk. Create it before Windows 8 locked or with Windows
8 Password Recovery tool is OK.
Besides these, Chntpw USB disk also works
for Windows 7/Vista etc.
Your pendrive is infected with Autorun.inf virus
to remove this virus install malwarebytes (It is antimalware
software)and scan your whole computer as well as your pendrive when
you scaning finish remove all threats
IF the above method is not work
Try to format in other operating system like windows vista or in
windows 7 because in vista and 7 you can force format your pendrive