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USB Memory stick Says it is write protected, now cant use.


Sparkly
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Hi i am trying to clear out some folders on the above and copy otherstuff to it but out of the blue my Transcend 8gb memory stick tells me "The Disc is Write Protected and i need to remove the write protection first, i have not protected it in any way it has just started to do it by itself, i have tried formatting it but get the same dialouge box each time. Does anyone have an explanation/way round this. I have looked at the stick and there is no sign of a switch to lock it/protect it.

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Hi rdave13 thinking along the same lines there i will try a drive manager program. Thanks lotvic folled your instructions but when i get into the control folder there is only a folder named Storage not StorageDevicePolicies Thanks.

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Hi all finally got it back in good working order, i downloaded the recovery software from Transcend website and that managed to reformatt the stick, I thank you all for your help in this. Sparkly

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