My MicroSD 4g is WriteProtected :(

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  1. Zemistah
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    Please help my MicroSD is WriteProtected Idk how this Happen but i think it was when i formated it with the SD Formater [​IMG]


    I used The Settings

    FULL (Erase ON)
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    Format Size Adjustment On
     
  2. Berthenk

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    Are you sure the MicroSD card reader you're using doesn't protect it from writing? Most MicroSD card readers that go in an SD slot have a nob on them for protection. Try and see if there is one and move it to the opposite side. USB readers might have one of them too.
     
  3. Zemistah
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    Mine does not have one. I am using the one that came with my AceKard
     
  4. Fishaman P

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    Write Protected when you try to use it in what? MicroSD-->SD adapters have a write lock on the adapter, as well as actual SD cards.
     
  5. Zemistah
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    [​IMG] I got One Of these
     
  6. Berthenk

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    Format again using the same tool but don't use "Format Size Adjustment". Might do the trick.
     
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    I tried it still said "The Memory Card is write-protected. Please release the write protect switch"
     
  8. zizer

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    maybe problem is password on micro sd ...
     
  9. Zemistah
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    My MicroSD has No Password [​IMG]
     
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    Ive had this Reader for a while about 5months and it worked fine
     
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    Well, good for you. It lasted longer than most TF readers. It still wouldn't hurt to get a new one.
     
  13. Zemistah
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    True.
     
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    /Bump
     
  15. mcr619619

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    format....nuff said
     
  16. Masked Ranger

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    Picture or link of your SD card, front top and bottom please.
     
  17. Zemistah
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    It Wont Format x(
     
  18. pocchama1996

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    Long story short... It's dead. Same thing happened to a Usb drive of mine. I looked for ages trying to fidn a way to fix it but apparently theres no way. Every website where people had this problem people answered with the same generic responses "Check for switch" "Get a new memory card reader" "format it" Nobody knew exactly what it was or what caused it and there was no way to fix it. Sorry.
     
  19. rave420

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    have you gotten a new reader yet?

    I had the same problem, with the M3 MicroSD reader that came with the M3i0. It worked, and after a while i only got the WRITE PROTECTED message.

    Changing readers helped the problem.