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How do i re format a write protected usb drive

Can u tell me how?

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  • annedenise Jul 31, 2008

    pny attache 4gb usb black grey and red writing will not let me delete save or do anything says is write protected but no switches available to turn this option off

  • loveandallth Sep 17, 2008

    Hi, the problem I'm facing is that I am not able to add or delete files from the able flash drive I have. I tried reformating it, but it says that "the media is write protected". I have tried checking help/support on the computer and do a device manager search/scan and it says that the USB "device is working properly". I can't send it back to the manufacturer cos I threw away the receipt and I have only had the drive for a month :(

    Thank you in advance for your advice.

  • chester10468 Oct 30, 2008

    I am on a public computer, which is the Veteran Assoc., what harm can I do this main frame. which, I am only concern with the E-Drive Memory Stick. also should i copy all my files save on this memory stick or it ok to leave it on



    chester

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Try to run this application..here's the link,
http://www.apacer.com/en/support/downloads/AH320_Utility_LFormat.zip

it worked for me,so i hope it also work for the both of you..

Ms.Waqui
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Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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There is a small unlock tab. Please push it in right place to unlock

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