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Old 08-28-2008, 07:49 AM   #1
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How do I remove write protection on a PNY Attache Optima 4Gb usb drive?

I was using this device yesterday (8-27-08) and was saving files with no problems. All of a sudden when trying to save a file Windows gave me a "Write Protection" message and the m,essage sated that I musdt remove the write protrection for USB20FD in drive \device\Harddisk1\DR4. I've tried to format the device and if it will not complete the format. How d I either remoce the write protection or format the device? The PNY suppoer site has a low lwvwl format program, but after downloading the file and running the program it give errors. Thanks for any help.

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Old 08-28-2008, 08:20 AM   #2
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Sounds like it's time to get a warranty replacement.
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:53 AM   #3
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Check this thread out as the same problem was addressed there:

http://forum.pcmech.com/showthread.php?t=196498
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Old 08-28-2008, 10:28 AM   #4
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Thanks for that posting

I'll try that and see if it works.
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