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Read Only/Write Protected USB pen drive is not write protected on other PCs

I want to make one of my USB drive write protected. I can make it write protected on my desktop(windows 8.1 pc) by using the command prompt "diskpart" method. Now the usb is write protected on my ...
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Problems using Diskpart to resolve 'Read Only' issue on external 2TB external MyBook

I've got a problem with an external disk which suddenly, mid-session decided it was read only. I've tried the right click, properties, attributes, read only - to no avail, so then decided to approach ...
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What do the readonly attributes in diskpart really mean?

I am wondering exactly what the meaning is of the "Read-only" disk and volume attributes that you can twiddle in diskpart on Windows 7. I am trying to set up an external USB drive as an installation ...
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How to mount an NTFS partition read-only in Windows?

I feel like this is a really simple and fundamental function that Windows should have, but so far Google has been telling me it isn't possible. How can I mount an NTFS partition read-only in Windows? ...