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Remove write protection from portable drives

I use three different USB portable tools, storage drives, flash drives & memory sticks, never had the problem before but I now cannot delete, remove, copy, add or transfer files etc, I experience exactly the same situation where a message box indicates that the device is write protected pls remove or use another disc, cant find a solution, there are no switches, what should I do, I tried to find the solution through my computor device mananger but there is nothing there to indicate a problem, Please help, I need these tools for my work.

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  • maguip Mar 28, 2008

    replacement will not resolve the issue, all my portable drives etc are from different makers and yet they all have the same problem, I apologise however that I did not indicate that I use all these drives on a laptop, it seems to me that I have an Internal problem with the computor and not with the drives, I have tested these on another computor and they all work fine.

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I too also have that same problem with my sdcard reader/writer with a sdmemorycard 1gb. the only solution that i found was to replace the reader/writer itslef.

what specific medium gives you this problem? storage drives and memorysticks dont usually have problems like this. only the ones which have a detacheable memory.

so my advice to you, if you are having the same problem, look for a replacement. that will be the only solution.

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

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    earl norman llanera Mar 30, 2008

    hey maguip,



    have you thought of using an external usb connector? the kind which requires a device driver and has its own bandwidth...



    you should try this since your laptop has a probable bad usb outlet or it recognizes some and not all...

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