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USB with write protected partition resolved
« on: March 15, 2013, 04:24:44 pm »
I went to a conference and got a device so logging contacts.  Basic a USB stick with 2 partitions  2Gb and a small 160Mb partition that is write protected.  Dose anyone know a way to remove the write protection so I can use the whole of the stick.

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Re: USB with write protected partition
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2013, 04:45:17 pm »
Easiest way ..

Copy everything you want from it to your PC

then use Gparted or Disk Utility to delete all the partitions, then create a single FAT32 partition.

Then copy your stuff back.
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Re: USB with write protected partition
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2013, 01:57:24 pm »
That sorted it out thanks for the help.

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Re: USB with write protected partition
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2013, 03:24:43 pm »
No problem :)
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