How do I unprotect a media file?

How do I unprotect a media file?

Here is the detailed guide.

  1. Open File Explorer, find the file you want to delete.
  2. Right-click the target file, and choose Properties.
  3. Under the General tab, there is an “Attributes” option.
  4. Uncheck the Read-only option, click OK to save your change.

How do I fix write-protected media?

How to Fix “Media Is Write Protected” in Windows

  1. Check Your Media for a Write Protection Switch.
  2. Removing Write Protection from Files and Folders.
  3. Run a Disk Scan.
  4. Run a Full Malware Scan.
  5. Check System Files for Corruption.
  6. Use Advanced Formatting Tools.
  7. Remove Write Protection With DiskPart.

What does it mean when it says media is write-protected?

On write-protected media, you can read and copy files, but you can’t write to and delete files. Your USB drive and SD cards may become write protected because of a virus, or because the lock switch on the media has been enabled.

What does ‘the disk is write protected’ mean?

– diskpart – list disk – select disk n (n means the disk number of the write-protected device) – attributes disk clear readonly

How to fix disk write protected?

Head to the search box of your windows,and then type Command and choose the best match then click right on the best match and select Run As

  • After this,write diskpart and hit the enter key from the Keyboard.
  • Next,write a list disk and then again hit the enter key from the Keyboard.
  • How do you remove write protect from a flash drive?

    – Open My Computer or File Explorer. – Find the USB flash drive in the list of drives connected to the computer. – Right-click the flash drive icon and select Properties in the pop-up menu. – On the General tab, check the File system entry to see how the flash drive is formatted. Select the appropriate link below based on the file system type.

    How to fix the disk is write protected USB error?

    Solution 1: Check the drive for a physical lock.

  • Solution 2: Disable write protection in Registry.
  • Solution 3: Use Command Prompt to remove write protection.
  • Solution 4: Check account permission.
  • Solution 5: Make sure the USB drive isn’t full.
  • Solution 6: Ensure your USB drive is free from virus.
  • Solution 7: Format the disk write-protected disk.