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flash drive write protected by a virus! damn!

By kenshinxian
May 27, 2007
  1. Hey guys! I got a flash drive problem. here's the message shows:

    Windows-write Protect Errors
    The disk cannot be written to because it is write protected. Please remove the write protection from the volume in drive\device\Harddisk1\dr9.

    the virus write protected my flash drive what can i do to remove this trouble cause i wanna reformat it! :mad:

    the specification of my flash drive is pqi brand and 256 MB
     
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    some flash drives have a hardware lock (usually a switch on the drive)
    you can also softwasre lock the drive in windows.

    If you truly have a virus, address it in the correct forum (security forum.)
     
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