What are the best resources for formatting a write-protected USB?

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    #16 Ways to Delete or Format a Write Protected USB

    6 Ways to Delete or Format a Write Protected USB

    The video 6 Ways to Delete or Format a Write Protected USB teaches you how to format your write protected USB. This tutorial is intended for conventional USBs, not necessarily MicroSD's or other storage devices.

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    Louis Rose
    Written on June 16, 2017
    "This seems like a decent resource but I doubt it is the best. At the very least it is worth looking into most likely."
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    #2[TUTORIAL] How to Format a Write Protected USB Flash Drive

    [TUTORIAL] How to Format a Write Protected USB Flash Drive

    The article How to Format a Write Protected USB Flash Drive explains three different ways to remove write protection from a USB flash drive on Windows.

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    #3[TUTORIAL] How to Remove write protection from USB Flash drive using cmd

    [TUTORIAL] How to Remove write protection from USB Flash drive using cmd

    This video tutorial shows you how to remove write protection from a USB flash drive or SD card by following a few easy steps using cmd. It also teaches you to enable write protection to guard your data from accidental deletion.

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    Andrew Crawford
    Written on January 28, 2017
    "I was searching for a good how-to guide video for formatting a write protected USB when I saw a Youtube video called: How to Remove write protection from USB Flash drive using cmd. After watching this whole video I wish I had that part of my life back. It was so unhelpful and hard to follow."
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    #4[TUTORIAL] How to remove write protection from USB drives and memory cards

    [TUTORIAL] How to remove write protection from USB drives and memory cards

    If you’ve got a USB drive or SD card that can’t be formatted and to which you can’t copy files, then take a look at PC Advisor's guide to removing write protection.

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    #5[TUTORIAL] How to remove USB write protection 2017

    [TUTORIAL] How to remove USB write protection 2017

    This video tutorial shows you the steps you need to follow to disable write protection on a USB flash drive.

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    #6[TUTORIAL] How to Format a Write-protected USB Flash Drive/Pen Drive

    [TUTORIAL] How to Format a Write-protected USB Flash Drive/Pen Drive

    If your USB flash drive/pen drive is write-protected and refuses to format with "The disk is write protected" error message, this simple tutorial teaches you an easy way to remove the write protection and format the USB flash drive or pen drive.

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