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Remove the write protection from an USB flash disk

i have problem in pen drive. when i copying my data in usb then a message occur that drive is write protected. how can i remove write protection from my usb.

  • Which OS are you using? Which File System is used by your pen drive? Jun 3, 2010 at 9:39
  • i am using window xp OS! Jun 3, 2010 at 9:54

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Check if there is a switch button or something on your usb that write-protect the support, just like floppy diskette, if not, try to format it


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