In this article we will discuss about how to fix write protection errors from USB Stick or memory card. Most of the time while USB drive has some issues, you might get “The disk is write protected. Remove the write protection or use another disk.” this error while plugin your USB stick to your computer. We get this error while copying/transferring or moving data from right protected USB drive.
When you get this message, it seems you are unable to do anything with your USB stick even you can not format it from my computer menu. If you can copy the data from it, it is recommended to copy data from it and here is the process explained how you can format that unforattable USB drive.
Open my computer and right click on it, select the option that says format. if you can format your USB drive through it, it will be well and best. If you are not format it from my computer menu, we can format it through command prompt.
First check your USB drive’s name(e.g. F: , G:, D: etc). Whatever dive name assigned to USB drive, remember it otherwise you will format other drive and loss your important data.Now go to run menu, type “cmd” without quote. New command window will be opened. Now Type following in that command window
Format<space>”your drive letter” and press Enter
e.g. C:\Documents and Settings\bksondagar>format D:
Say my USB drive name is D: drive, so I added D, you have to replace D: with your USB drive name.Now the command prompt setup will verify the file system and ask you to enter a name for your drive – Volume label. You enter, whatevever name you wish to have you USB drive. Once you give volume label, press enter. You will get success message.
Congratulations! You’re successfully removed the write protection on your drive.
If you have removed write protection from your drive before other than this trick, feel free to share the same with us.If you are facing any issues related to the same, ask us.