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I am not able to write anything to my SD memory card, using Windows 7.

How can I remove the write protection?

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First, make sure you follow @oKtosiTe's suggestion, and then try the following... I once had this issue...It turns out, I had enabled "ReadyBoost" on the drive, and it prevents one from writing anything to the space being used by ReadyBoost, even if the feature is turned off... To disable, click Computer -> Right-click the SD card and select Properties -> Go to the ReadyBoost tab -> and make sure that Do not use this device. is slected and that the space to reserve for system speed is at zero (0). ![alt –  studiohack Dec 15 '10 at 1:26
I assume you tried flipping the little switch on the side of the card itself? –  oKtosiTe Dec 15 '10 at 1:26
I’ve read that some card-readers are a little wonky and that setting the switch to the allow-write position won’t work, but setting it to the middle does. –  Synetech Mar 16 '14 at 0:27

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