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Problem regarding the write protection of pendrive

Sir, i am not able to delete files from my pendrive nor am i able to format. every time i try to delete or format, a window pops up saying that ur pendrive is write protected and asks to remove the write protection. as such i have not found any write protection enabling or disabling method. please guide in this problem hello i m haveing trandscan pen drive .... now i m haveing problem with write protection...... please help me how come i solve this problem......... please reply me as soon as possible otherwise i seems to buy a new pen drive thank you in advance, krunal

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Some devices have a physical lock switch on the body of the drive itself. It may or may not be labeled as the lock. Switch it to the other position, and the write protection will be removed.

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