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I can not save my work to my portable flash drive. It will only let me save once then it will advice me to check door is closed or the disc or cd is not writable. I am trying to save on my flash drive memory stick. please help

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Hi,

this may be because the flash drive is locked in some way so that it allows you to save only once. format te flash drive and drive again and let me know what happens.

please rate me. thank you.

Posted on May 25, 2008

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