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usb drive write protected after creating usb bootable disk

  1. #1

    usb drive write protected after creating usb bootable disk

    i created usb bootable disk using rufus

    it made usb drive write protected now i cant formated
    i tried almost all possible ways available in net

    1. i used disk part method and changed attributes still same

    2. i used reg edit method and change device storage properties result same

    3. i used live cd and tried to format result same

    i am using laptop which dont have dvd drive

    so this usb is really taking my patience

    i tried all solution available in whole internet still i couldnt solve the issue
    i am trying for lmost 10 days

    can some one try to solve this


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    drive is not corrupted as it still got win 8 and i installed win 8 using it
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  3. #3

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    A quote---

    I have found an old solution that worked on my 64 gig USB drive. No need to modify registry or download software. Try this system fix:
    Open a command prompt
    type DISKPART press <enter>
    type LIST VOLUME press <enter>
    type SELECT VOLUME X, where X is the volume number you want to remove the write protect from. In my case is was Volume 6
    type ATTRIBTES DISK CLEAR READONLY press <enter>
    you will see a prompt that the write protect has been removed
    type EXIT press <enter>

    Good luck!
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    Last edited by David Bailey; 09 Jan 2015 at 01:32.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Did it work ?
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    unfortunately i tried this and all listed solutions in net nothing worked

    even register edit also didnt work i tried 8 different methods

    even after 4 months its still in same condition so got new drive

    tried this too
    CMD -> Attrib -h -r -s /s /d G:/*.* (use your drive letter instead of G)
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usb drive write protected after creating usb bootable disk
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