Flash Drive Write-Protected Problem

By fooseelong
May 29, 2009
  1. I bought a new Toshiba 4GB TransMemory™ U2K USB Flash Drive. and giving me "write-protected" problem when try to write to it. Is anyone can help? Thanks.
  2. lopdog

    lopdog TS Maniac Posts: 295


    Have you used the flash drive before, without problems? Does it contain any important information?

    1. First, check if it has a switch to activate/deactivate write protection.
    2. You could try to do a low-level format (WARNING: This will erase any information on your flash-drive). There are many tools for this, just google, or try HDD Low Level Format Tool.
    Good luck
  3. xehqter

    xehqter TS Rookie

    Does it work on another computer?
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