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Old 03-10-2007
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remove write protection
I have a flash drive and am trying to backuo, but vista home premium tells me
i must remove write protection. Advice on how to do this
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Re: remove write protection
Check the drive for a write protect switch. Read the manual that came with
the drive to see if it has software that may enable/disable writes.

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"milgar" <milgar@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I have a flash drive and am trying to backuo, but vista home premium tells
>me
> i must remove write protection. Advice on how to do this



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Michael
 

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Re: remove write protection
If you have a Memorex drive this may apply: (recall of bad units)

http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,12...1/article.html

Michael

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> Check the drive for a write protect switch. Read the manual that came
> with the drive to see if it has software that may enable/disable writes.
>
> --
> Richard G. Harper [MVP Shell/User] rgharper@gmail.com
> * NEW! Catch my blog ... http://msmvps.com/blogs/rgharper/
> * PLEASE post all messages and replies in the newsgroups
> * The Website - http://rgharper.mvps.org/
> * HELP us help YOU ... http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>
>
> "milgar" <milgar@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:BD407DA9-8AA5-489E-847E-6C3796DFA048@microsoft.com...
>>I have a flash drive and am trying to backuo, but vista home premium tells
>>me
>> i must remove write protection. Advice on how to do this

>
>


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Re: remove write protection
Richard sometimes ignorance is bliss and sometimes it is stupidity the
thought of a write switch never entered my mind. Thank you.

"Richard G. Harper" wrote:

> Check the drive for a write protect switch. Read the manual that came with
> the drive to see if it has software that may enable/disable writes.
>
> --
> Richard G. Harper [MVP Shell/User] rgharper@gmail.com
> * NEW! Catch my blog ... http://msmvps.com/blogs/rgharper/
> * PLEASE post all messages and replies in the newsgroups
> * The Website - http://rgharper.mvps.org/
> * HELP us help YOU ... http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>
>
> "milgar" <milgar@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:BD407DA9-8AA5-489E-847E-6C3796DFA048@microsoft.com...
> >I have a flash drive and am trying to backuo, but vista home premium tells
> >me
> > i must remove write protection. Advice on how to do this

>
>
>

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Old 03-11-2007
Richard G. Harper
 

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Re: remove write protection
Glad I was able to help.

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"milgar" <milgar@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Richard sometimes ignorance is bliss and sometimes it is stupidity the
> thought of a write switch never entered my mind. Thank you.
>
> "Richard G. Harper" wrote:
>
>> Check the drive for a write protect switch. Read the manual that came
>> with
>> the drive to see if it has software that may enable/disable writes.
>>
>> --
>> Richard G. Harper [MVP Shell/User] rgharper@gmail.com
>> * NEW! Catch my blog ... http://msmvps.com/blogs/rgharper/
>> * PLEASE post all messages and replies in the newsgroups
>> * The Website - http://rgharper.mvps.org/
>> * HELP us help YOU ... http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>>
>>
>> "milgar" <milgar@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:BD407DA9-8AA5-489E-847E-6C3796DFA048@microsoft.com...
>> >I have a flash drive and am trying to backuo, but vista home premium
>> >tells
>> >me
>> > i must remove write protection. Advice on how to do this

>>
>>
>>



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