Hardware Remove USB Write-Protect

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Hello, so I have this USB that somebody gave me. It's a simple 2GB usb. The problem is this drive is not your normal drive. It is some USB with pharmacy files on it, like for a new patient of some medicine. This drive is recognized as a CD drive AND a USB.

The reason the USB has nothing on it is because i ran clean on it in DISKPART.

I'm wondering if there is a way I could just wipe the firmware of it? I don't care if I have to boot into Linux, Mac OS X, or FreeBSD. I just want this usb usable because it looks cool. I've tried the windows registry trick, DISKPART doesn't remove it. Help



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Aug 18, 2015
United Kingdom
Try using Rufus without ticking the box to burn any iso or w/e.
This has worked for me in the past to wipe a USB that has all kinds of weird partitions to just only have one.
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