Format a write protected usb device

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wayfarer_Tonmoy Posts 1 Registration date Thursday October 1, 2015 Status Member Last seen October 1, 2015 - Oct 1, 2015 at 06:56 PM
Boogieman_WD Posts 275 Registration date Friday October 10, 2014 Status Member Last seen October 19, 2016 - Oct 2, 2015 at 10:17 AM
how can i format my write protected usb device in command format(cmd) in windows-7.please help me.

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Boogieman_WD Posts 275 Registration date Friday October 10, 2014 Status Member Last seen October 19, 2016 36
Oct 2, 2015 at 10:17 AM
Hey there, wayfarer_Tonmoy.

You could check out this tutorial as well: https://ccm.net/faq/33935-how-to-format-a-write-protected-usb-flash-disk Otherwise, here are the instructions on how to try and remove the write protection via CMD:
Open CMD and type:
diskpart
press "enter"

type:
list disk
press "enter"

then type:
select disk x (where x is the number of your USB flash drive - use the capacity to figure out which one it is)
press "enter"

type:
attributes disk clear readonly
press "enter"

type:
clean
press "enter"

type:
create partition primary
press "enter"

type:
format fs=fat32 (you can use ntfs instead of fat32 if you want)

Wait for the process to finish.

Hope that helps.
Boogieman_WD
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