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FAQ Search It is currently Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:19 am View unanswered posts | View active topics Board index » Operating System Development » OS Development All times Reply With Quote February 28th, 2002,01:09 AM #5 The Old Fart View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Med Student Join Date Feb 2002 Location Calamvale, Queensland, Australia Posts 3 What about Is money an issue in this case? I had tried all of them over and over again.

DISKPART - It changed the Write Protect to NO, but the "Current Status Write Protect" will not change from YES. (tried multiple little tricks like removing straight away and plugging back Step 7 – Format The USB Drive WARNING: Make sure that you back up all the files and information from your USB drive to your computer. great Thanks Sir Reply Guy McDowell June 21, 2016 at 7:41 pm Very glad I could be of some help. what should i do now?

Reply With Quote February 27th, 2002,11:48 PM #4 jdc2000 View Profile View Forum Posts Site Moderator Join Date Feb 2000 Location Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA Posts 14,400 You might go into Reply CK December 16, 2015 at 11:06 am I did everything you said, and when nothing worked I followed your formatting instructions and it would not format....gave message disk is write Before I wiped out the hard drive, my scandisk won't not scan over 78%. Reply Guy McDowell December 16, 2015 at 1:09 pm Even flash drives have a lifespan.

Reply Guy McDowell November 29, 2015 at 10:30 pm I've offered some approaches for a problem that could be caused by a multitude of issues. Go to Solution 8 Comments Message Author Comment by:Shynanlee1999-02-17 HELP! 0 LVL 1 Overall: Level 1 Message Expert Comment by:ajcortez1999-02-17 A little more info would help here. I’d also recommend performing a scan with at least one other antivirus scanner, as not all antiviruses are 100% complete in their anti-virus definitions. It's write protected. 3.

It gave the following message when I try to write to it. : Write protect error writing drive C : Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail? : What the heck is the DWORD? Reply emma May 28, 2016 at 12:42 pm how do i create Ryan May 7, 2016 at 11:56 pm Hi Everyone, I have been to multiple websites, Youtube videos and blogs. my registry has no such storagedevicepolicies and it wont even let me format it.

Is it possible the USB ports are Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, The disk is OK - have checked it several times in different PC's. Wes Tam ;-) 16:52 15 Aug 03 Most Phoenix 4.x BIOSes, including Micro Firmware BIOS upgrades, include an option on the Security menu called "Fixed Disk Boot Sector", which can be Well done!

Reply rahialrahi October 23, 2015 at 5:57 pm Step 6 worked very well with me .. http://thetechevent.com/write-protect/how-to-unwrite-protect-a-hard-drive.html You’ll see a window looking like the following: Type in the command diskpart and hit Enter. Someone please help, as I cannot insert my windows disc to make it all go away like Sead has mentioned. They may even offer a refund.

I've changed boot drive to A: first - used the original installation disk to enable CDROM's and can then see both hard drives and both CDROM's. Reply PL February 10, 2016 at 7:27 am Thanks, "Step 5 – Diskpart Command Line Utility" worked for me. Remove floppy and boot from c drive. this contact form AND STILL IT HAS A FILE .TMP I DONT KNOW WHAT IS THAT.

When I try to fwrite() to a disk which is write-protected, nothing happens (of course). If the problem is deep and requires drastic measure, make sure that is indeed the case. I ran through all of your steps, clicked through your links and no solution.

PinoyBoy · 9 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Do you a floppy in the drive?

I killed the CMOS via the MOBO jumper - rebooted and BINGO! In the comments, there are further ideas on how you might fix this issue. Top paulbarker Post subject: Re:write protect error writing drive a?Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2006 5:09 am Does normal access to the floppy work? Chris Minor May 3, 2016 at 11:52 pm Hi I have a 16GB Thumb drive that is giving the 'write protected' error, I have tried all your suggested steps and no

Answer Questions Help! Also, check with the maker of your USB thumb drive to see if they have any tools to help, or advice to give. Source(s): Computer Repairman Computer Guy · 9 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse It means that you Floppy Disk navigate here Here are some links to some major USB thumb drive makers: Sandisk USB Flash Drive Support Page Kingston Data USB Flash Drive Support Page Transcend USB Flash Drive Support Page PNY

If that key exists, right-click on it and click on Modify. Reply Kristopher February 10, 2016 at 10:08 pm This didn't work for me. Here are some links to some major USB thumb drive makers: Sandisk USB Flash Drive Support Page Kingston Data USB Flash Drive Support Page Transcend USB Flash Drive Support Page PNY My thumb drive did have a write protection switch on it.

john miles 16:46 15 Aug 03 Having similar "write protect error writing drive C:" problems to loose85 - started circa July 20th. The command line thing worked :D Reply Guy McDowell April 19, 2016 at 12:17 pm Hi Max, I'm very glad I could help. This is a brand new thumb drive that I just wasted hours transferring data onto, ejected it, inserted into a new computer to have Windows tell me it is write protected It's risk, you took a chance, and it paid off.

I'm sure you already knew that because you're down in the bowels of the machine using FDISK. Reply Greeze April 5, 2016 at 4:59 pm I tried everything and it didn't work as well. I deleted primary partition. Viruses often act in a manner that will fill your USB drive with nonsense files and this can make your USB drive respond with the Write Protected error.

When that becomes more than it would cost to buy a new one, it's time to get a new one. What is Device Status 0x0000 in LINUX?? 10 points!!? Is it new to the PC? Reply Haster November 30, 2015 at 2:30 am I purchased a 32 GB USB drive and suspected that it was a fake because of the cheap price.