Wasted hours of my life trying to sort this very problem. Do you know other ways? I formatted a flash drive to ExFAT using a Mac's Disk Utility and I could not load files onto it with Windows 7 until I performed these steps. Sorry other then that I have no soultions I wasn't able to format the hard drive, so I right clicked on it and selected Remove write protection fat Volume. This will change your USB's properties so that it is no longer read-only.
I have secondary partition exFAt formated wich runs great and serves excellent for my needs, but suddenly went qrite protected I had a system crash So the system message is: "The disk is write-protected. Remove the write-protection or use another disk. Anyway, there are some options for it to be repaired, but remoce, they don't work for me - i don't know why.
To finish the trouble, there is no classic NTFS possibility for permissions and taking remove write protection fat - so God help weite all. And i'm not the only one, but i must admit i might be the worst one as many others achieved at least to remove the proteftion. The worst problem for them is that it is repeating. So people please, if anyone can help, i might be usefull for you guys.
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How to Remove A Write Protected USB Drive or SD Card
Dec 14, · exFAT write protection (forbits any changes) - how to remove and disable? - internal SATA (VISTA and above). How do I remove the write protection from my FAT32 formatted external hard drive? Can I force the MacBook to mount the hard drive and remove the write protection?. Aug 18, · How to fix an exFAT drive being write checkdisk on it to fix any errors will remove the on my Mac and the write - protection was gone on.