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    Remove write protection on pen drive.
    « on: February 22, 2012, 10:24:59 AM »
    Hello Everybody,

    My Iball 4 gb pen drive has become write protected, so i cannot format, add or delete files from it. I confirm that there is no switch to make the protection off.
    Please let me know if there is any way through which i can remove write protection and use my usb device as i was using before.

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    Yogesh

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    Re: Remove write protection on pen drive.
    « Reply #1 on: February 22, 2012, 01:14:07 PM »
    This utility should work: http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=197

    It will format your drive, so you will loose the data, but it should remove any kind of write protection. So just backup the files first and then try this.
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    Re: Remove write protection on pen drive.
    « Reply #2 on: February 22, 2012, 01:40:11 PM »
    I'd be interested to know who write protected it...
    And Linux be careful with suggesting with workarounds for security as we cannot know the circumstances.
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