Sandisk 16gb pendrive is write protected how to format it

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briiksi - Sep 3, 2015 at 01:55 AM
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- Sep 4, 2015 at 02:46 AM
hello sir,
I have a sandisk 16gb pendrive is write protected how to format itand reuse it can u give me sollution I tried to edit regedit bt its not possible now what to do plz give me solltution I have windows8 on my pc

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Sep 3, 2015 at 02:30 AM
Hi Briiksi,

I would recommend you to open the Command Prompt and use the Diskpart command. It should look like this:
Diskpart
List Disk
Select disk n (n is the number of the drive)
Attributes disk clear readonly
clean
create partition primary
format fs=fat32 (or ntfs, it is up to you)
exit

These commands should remove write protection and format your drive. Press Enter after every commnand. This kind of issue may indicate a pendrive problem. I strongly recommend you to check the device's functionality if you plan to use again. Keep a backup copy of the stored data.

Hope this helps
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I also tried this.... Bt nothng any sollution
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Sep 4, 2015 at 02:46 AM
Have you checked the pendrive on another PC? Try using the same methods to format it. Sadly, there is a chance that the drive is damaged. I would search for some formatting software. I hope that some other user will suggest you a good one.
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