its all smoke and mirrors PROBLEM,, YOUR USB STICK IS WRITE PROTECTED THE FIX: mount the stick or drive letter as a volume on another NTFS partition on another hard drive. Is there any other way to format the pen drive from windows XP (SP-2) 32-bit. Check these articles for additional help: How To Format A Write Protected USB Flash Drive How To Make Corrupt USB Jump Drives Work Again Windows Can’t Format Your Disk? same with the diskpart thing... http://thatcom.net/write-protect/write-protect-error-usb-flash-drive.html
Working... Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ How to Remove write protection from USB Flash drive using cmd sandeep singh SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe22,03322K Loading... If the test file is gone, the utility is declared to have formatted the USB drive successful. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Double-check this by trying to copy a small file to your USB drive. you have fixed the issue with your usb flash drive Reply Guy McDowell February 18, 2016 at 10:32 pm Creative, and I can see how that would work. I have heard positive comments like yours from other people though. Keep up the great work.
Loading... Haster November 29, 2015 at 9:26 pm The problem is that there seems to be some kind of bios on the flash drive. Reply Obi Ubrat March 30, 2015 at 4:22 pm Formating now....... So I used a very common testing program from Germany (forgot the name).
mUsbFixer is a free and tiny tool to remove write-protection and format the pendrives and SD cards. Can you give me more details? How did you fix it at last? Here's How to Diagnose and Fix It!
Most of the comments below are referring to the same problem - unable to format an unformatted drive. solved my problem after a month .. If you are not comfortable going into the registry, I understand. just keep posting if you've encountered minor problem from the steps given above...
Be sure to select the right drive. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Guy McDowell 208 articles With 20+ years of experience in IT, training, and technical trades, it is my desire to share what Thanks! The process of fixing those has a pretty high likelihood of rendering the drive unrecoverable.
Select and right-click the device you want to format and choose "Format partition" by right clicking the mouse. http://thatcom.net/write-protect/write-protect-error-in-pen-drive.html Howtosolveit 73,685 views 4:39 TOP 3 Ways To FIX/Remove Write Protection From USB Flash Drive/SD Card Urdu/Hindi Tutorial - Duration: 12:53. Working... 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
In Windows 8, simply choose Command prompt (admin). All Rights Reserved. Read more. this contact form Report jhay- Mar 24, 2014 11:59PM i cant find a folder named StorageDevicePolicies.......
Sorry. I've tried all of your options but my USB is still write protected. It has a copy of the Windows XP Folder.
I recovered my flash drive which was write protected. I can now format it without the message "The disk is write protected". Reply Arash January 2, 2015 at 12:52 pm I used the DISKPART method. I am using henkel usb Report Saw- Mar 5, 2014 09:50AM Thankyou Worked for me alot !
Reply dhana November 22, 2015 at 11:19 am thank you...................tried almost every thing ! The write-protection issue is still a mystery for me. mUsbFixer is a free and tiny tool to remove write-protection and format the pendrives and SD cards. http://thatcom.net/write-protect/write-protect-error-usb.html You can change this preference below.
Reply Prashant Pardeshi July 26, 2014 at 4:45 pm thank u sir !!!!! Thanx Reply Obi Ubrat March 30, 2015 at 4:22 pm Whoooa, it works......! Reply Guy April 8, 2015 at 12:12 am If you're still having problems with your USB flash drive, here are some other resources to try: HDD Low Level Format helps perform The drive had no write-protect switch, no Windows or Linux utility worked (trust me, I used them all!).
However I’d rather see you protected from viruses first and then have you check the simple thing factor. It was also not write protected after the restore. These devices don't make good backups so don't rely on them and assume the data you copy to them is %100 save - it's not. Right-click on the file that you’re trying to write to and then click on Properties.
type diskmgmt.msc and press enter 3. Reply IanP April 2, 2015 at 6:15 pm Apacer restore failed with contact vendor error. Report Shafky- Mar 9, 2014 03:59AM it saved my life :p Thankssssss alot Report Ama Agyewaa- Mar 11, 2014 08:57AM I tried it but now my usb is not showing on How to Fix It.
To remove the write protection with Diskpart, type the command ATTRIBUTES DISK CLEAR READONLY. Reply Tiago June 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm Thanks. Reply Alan Foos July 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm Oh, wait, the Apacer utility worked once I did the restore first instead of format. Reply Maryjane Miranda August 24, 2015 at 9:41 am i have what you said but nothings happen...my USB is SANDISK.
It might be time to get another pen drive. Step 3 – Check To Make Sure the Flash Drive Isn’t Full If your USB stick is full, you may also get the Write Protect error message. How to erase a write-protected USB drive or SD card: Step-by-step guide Some SD cards and USB sticks have write protection switches. In Windows XP, click Start then Run, and type cmd.exe in the box.
Reply Elie April 26, 2016 at 11:38 am in addition, none of the steps has worked out even the prompt, i really need ur help in fixing the problem Reply Colby type "format fs=ntfs" Report rit- Jan 27, 2014 12:51PM my pen drive is not showing in list disk Report Earl- Feb 3, 2014 01:45AM Try this > list volume instead of Open Start Menu *2. Can't say I've seen one with that capacity.