Sd card write protected

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  1. Jdr967
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    Hi everyone! I started using a 32gb micro sd card for the wii u, and all of a sudden, it became write protected.
    The thing is it still works on the wii u, but i can't use it on a pc. Any help please?
     
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    Felek666 Demonically Uncontrollable

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    Before i jump to conclusion: Check if your SDCard "mother" card isn't set to "read only" [White block switch]. If it's set as r/w and still reports as read only, It got corrupted. Most SDCards [Overally flash memory] make themselves as read to prevent further corruption.
     
  3. P_H_I

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    Exactly

    Make sure the little yellow/white/whatever switch is pushed upward, not downward

    If that doesn't work I will gladly copy and paste you a guide, because your laptop might be stupido
     
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    I did try pushing the switch, and also tried in more than one pc/laptop.
     
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    Format it in PC with guiformat see if it's able to format.
    Sometimes forcefully formating SDCards fixes it. Atleast in my case.
    If it gives errors then you should probably get a new one and trash your old one. [Be sure to break it or those collecting trash will dump data from it ;) [Probably]
     
  6. wolfmankurd

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    Once you've checked the little switch. Try a different SD card reader.