How to remove the write protection on my flash drive?

Gianna Marie Lanete April 20, 2013
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I can’t copy files from my computer to my flash drive because it says it has a write protection.

  1. Justin Pot
    April 23, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    If all else fails, format the drive. It's solved this problem for me a couple of times...

  2. Degenerated S
    April 21, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    check if the USB drive has a manual selector for write protection ...if it is there then slide it and check again.

  3. susendeep dutta
    April 21, 2013 at 10:30 am

    Use Neo9 tool to remove write protection -

  4. Chris Marcoe
    April 20, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    Does it have a little manual selector on the side of it? Check to see, if it does, if it is on the protect spot.

    • Degenerated S
      April 21, 2013 at 12:44 pm

      no it doesnt have

  5. ha14
    April 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    1. Start > search bar -> CMD right click and choose run as administrator
    2. type: diskpart
    3. type: list disk
    4. type: select disk # (# is the number of the flash drive, choose yours)
    5. type: attributes disk clear readonly

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