Curious case of read-only flash drive

Doug dmcgarrett at
Fri Nov 20 19:41:54 UTC 2015

On 11/20/2015 01:17 PM, MR ZenWiz wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 5:09 AM, Grizzly <Real_Grizz_Adams at> wrote:
>> 20 November 2015  at 0:11, MR ZenWiz wrote:
>> Re: Curious case of read-only flash (at least in part)
>>> I tried the Explorer Scan (and Fix) tool, chkdsk, RMPrepUSB, Disk
>>> Manager on Windows.
>>> I tried fdisk, mkfs, fsck, gparted and a few other things I don't even remember.
>> Try from windows (Vista or later) DiskPart Clean, then format from Windows
> Did that (Win7) - the read-only setting does not clear.
This may seem obvious, but why don't you copy off all the files and throw the thing out?


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