How to remove write protection

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- Dec 23, 2017 at 05:07 AM
Hello,


Its not work.I was followed every step but in last there was no option of storagedevicepolicies
Please help me how to format write protected virus.

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With your USB drive or memory card attached to your computer, launch a command prompt. You can do this by searching for cmd.exe or 'Command Prompt' in the Start menu.

Note: you may need to run cmd.exe with administrator privileges if you see an “access is denied” message. To do this, right-click on Command Prompt in the Start menu and choose 'Run as administrator' from the menu that appears.

If you have Windows 10, simply right-click on the Start button (bottom left of the screen) and choose Command Prompt (admin).

Now, at the prompt, type the following and press Enter after each command:

diskpart
list disk
select disk x (where x is the number of your non-working drive – use the capacity to work out which one it is)
attributes disk clear readonly
clean
create partition primary
format fs=fat32 (you can swap fat32 for ntfs if you only need to use the drive with Windows computers)
exit

That's it. Your drive should now work as normal in File Explorer. If it doesn't, it's bad news and there's nothing more to be done. Your stick or memory card is scrap and fit only for the bin.
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