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How will I make a pendrive write protected?

I just want to make my pendrive write protected just to make sure, when I insert it public PCs like in cyber cafes in order to just read the files, it doesn't get virus affected. How can I do this?
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USB Stick Becoming Write Only

I am running windows 7. I have a 2GB flash-drive running a strawberry Perl portable edition. I was spending time installing CPAN modules this morning when suddenly my disk became write protected. ...
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Pen drive has a write-protected issue

My pen drive has become write0protected. Even when I am trying to format it is giving write-protected problem. I tried many solutions I found on the internet, but all failed. Here are my pen drive ...
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0answers
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Cant remove write protection using basic methods .. any other methods ..? [duplicate]

cant remove write protection from pendrive using Regedit (changing value to zero). I have also tried command prompt (attribute clear readonly). Still no results. Any other method? plz help..
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How to revert a USB drive write protection?

My Sandisk 8GB USB-drive seems to be write protected and no program can access it. I tried regedit, diskpart, cmd (on Windows XP, Win 7 and Win 8). I tried it on several other systems. I also tried ...
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Remove Write Protection from USB

My flash USB is write protected and I've tried every possible methods I've encountered over the internet, to get rid of this. Accessing the usb is not working. Format from my computer, is not ...
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0answers
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Computer seems to repeatedly result in flash drives going over to write protect mode

I have a desktop computer into which I routinely plug flash drives. Recently, two of those drives have activated their write protection for no reason, and were immune to any attempts at formatting ...
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1answer
592 views

How do I remove a partition from a write-protected USB drive?

Just got this USB drive as a freebie. It has two partitions, and only one is write protected ... so it's not a switch. Tried EnableUSBWrite.reg And tried reformatting from cmd. Diskpart doesn't list ...
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2answers
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How do I remove a USB drive's write protection? [duplicate]

I have a SanDisk Cruser Blade USB stick that suddenly seems to be write protected. I tried running DiskPart but after I write the command "attributes disk clear readonly" it displays this: Microsoft ...
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1answer
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Pen Drive automatically got Write-Protected

I had given a pen drive of mine to a friend with some data on it. He plugged the pen drive into the Windows 7 powered Acer netbook, didn't eject (unmount) it before pulling it out. When I again ...
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Cannot write, format, nor erase flash drive

I have a 4gig flash drive, which I can read from but not write on, erase, nor format in any computer (tried in 7 different computers including xp, vista, and win7). I want to erase all the data ...
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failed to format the device

I want to format my pendrive kingston 4 GB, but i can't. I used gparted in live cd(remove partition and create new) also program HP USB Disk Storage Formatting (error: failed to format the device) but ...