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problems with external hd, how to turn off write-protection


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Mad_Night

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i just got a new pc and it has windows 7 64-bit. after pluging in my external hg, it runs just fine but somehow it became write protected.

Edit:
ok i get what's up.
anyone know how to take off the write protection on my external hd?

Edited by Mad_Night, 09 September 2010 - 11:20 PM.

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Um, why are you resetting the permissions in the first place?

If you want to go into a folder and the permissions are wrong, Windows will reset them automatically. You shouldn't have to do anything else.
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see the thing is i can't do anything. i can't rename, add new folder or delete anything. i just get a pop up saying that it's write protected.
i just don't know what to do.
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update:
i came across this it works but it keeps becoming write protected so i have to do it all again.
any ideas?
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