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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

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  • midhun ad Jun 14, 2008

    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

  • mcqueenas Oct 27, 2008

    same problem and the little slider is not in the "protected" spot. I have another SD disk reader and am able to delete/edit just fine. Its only with the MobileMate...

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LITTLE SLIDE SWITCH ON THE SIDE

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go onto this website and download the formatting software: http://www.apacer.com/en/products/Handy_Steno_HA202_downloads.htm
I had the same problem with an old 64MB jump drive. I did some hunting around on HWA as well as Googling other forums. The general agreement seemed to be that the drive was simply dead. I tried changing all the permissions, attrib in CMD, and even logging into Linux as "root" (the equivilent of Microsoft's "Administrator") to no avail. I was able to back the files up to another drive, and they regained their permission settings, but from what I read, the drive was simply dead.

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SOURCE: write protection error on pendrive

Look for a small/tiny white switch on either the bottom or side of your pendrive and switch to the other side. there should be a tiny white switch on your pendrive...

Hope this help. dnt 4get to rate pls

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SOURCE: 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

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