Not initialized and write protected [Solved/Closed]

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 zerven -
Hello,

My Hdd 1tb usb is not showing anymore on explorer. In computer management, its shows its unallocated and not initialized. Every time I try to initialize it, its says " media write protected" I can't formated because I can't Initialize it .
Is anyone having the same problem.
Any suggestion will be good. Thanks

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Hi there,

First remove the write protection then you will be able to format the device,here are instructions on link below:

https://ccm.net/faq/4214-how-to-disable-write-protection-on-a-usb-key

Thanks
I tried what you said, it is already set on "0". Even thought I tried it and restart the computer. It's still write protect.
Thanks for the help.