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How to remove write protection on flash drive

June 23, 2017

You have got your USB flash drive for ages, but suddenly when you plug it into your computers USB port, a window pops up saying “The disk is write protected.” Maybe you have got a hold of USB flash drive that you just got from your acquaintance and want to manage some files but then again the message of USB flash drive beeing write protected pops up.

In the result, your not able to do anything with your thumb drive – can’t copy, transfer files nor format your drive. Don’t panic yet! You can still recover your data by fixing this error message. We will guide you through few simple steps to make your USB flash drive usable once again.