Write protected USB stick [Closed]

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Hello,

I've tried easeUS, diskpart, and regedit which shows no storage device policies!

Please assist me on how to remove the write protection!

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I suspect your flash drive is defective and needs to be replaced.

Did you try another computer?
No, it's not defective. I can still access data previously stored in the USB stick. I just can't delete, add, or format the flash drive on account of the write protection!
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Have you ever tried to run CHKDSK in CMD?
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So, if you gain admin privileges and issue a format command on the stick, and it still fails?
what about:

attrib -r [drive_letter]

I agree with xpcman, that is defective!