Thank you Citizen_WD for your help. You will need to download a utility like HDDGURU at this link http://hddguru.com/software/HDD-LLF-Low-Level-Format-Tool/ Run the utility and allow it to work......it can sometimes take awhile to complete depending on the errors Anyway, I would just buy more but they have a custom logo. –Agargara Dec 17 '13 at 6:50 Yes, especially there is no such thing as LLF for flash-based http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/300492/usb-external-hard-drives-become-write-protected-in-windows-7/ Waiting for your answer, best regards, Citizen_WD Back to top #4 myyas myyas Topic Starter Members 13 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:34 AM Posted 01 April 2015 - 02:12 have a peek here
Page 1 of 1 [ 13 posts ] Previous topic | Next topic Author Message LaoziSailor Post subject: Write error occured at offset ...Posted: September 23rd, 2008, 22:40 Joined: September FYI: the early Windows 1.0 only required 7MB. It's highly likely that all your drives are in fact "fake" - they either report a larger capacity than they actually have, they use substandard factory-rejected flash chips, or both. I have tried using the registry but no success ha14 August 2, 2012 at 6:51 pm 1.
You could try this: http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/330/HP_USB_Stick_Formatting_Tool.html then try this: http://download.cnet.com/USB-Flash-Drive-Tester/3000-2086_4-10810585.html It may have some software on it to maintain its factory default formatting, such as UP3. Before using it open task manager If the pc freezes during the process terminate the software from there.. http://forums.sandisk.com/t5/All-SanDisk-USB-Flash-Drives/HOW-TO-REMOVE-WRITE-PROTECTION-FROM-USB-FLASH-DRIVE/td-p/283430 For the drives that are write protected only on your pc from my searching it seems to be a common problem on Windows 8.1. Microsoft Surface Pro 128gig+64gig MicroSD,type cover.[Donor] Top Profile Reply with quote RealBlackStuff Post subject: PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 2:04 am Offline RBS15000 Joined: Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:17
Otherwise, the drive may be bad and need replacement. Maybe its time to go back to the shop with it and ask them to test the functionality of the device. If it finishes and tells you that it was able to format the device, it will also say you need to partition the memory.....ignore this. Chipgenius Nothing changed!
Master Traveler Replies: 4 Brazil 3 years ago 27 August 2013, 20:51 8 has a solution for this problem like this 0 Traylaw You can see here how much reputation Traylaw I have done the registry path of changing the values after creating a key in the windows registry still no solution. Top LaoziSailor Post subject: Re: Write error occured at offset ...Posted: October 18th, 2008, 17:27 Joined: September 10th, 2008, 16:21Posts: 11 @bnice, tx for the comments.It became an Please HELP!!!
Broke brake bleeder valve Make all the statements true How to handle a senior developer diva who seems unaware that his skills are obsolete? Low Level Format Tool and replaced by HP ProDesk SFF drone machines Other Projects- Edge 15, Z61m (Titanium)Historic Retired ThinkPads- T42p, X20, A31p, 701c, 760XD, WorkPad C505 Top Profile Reply with quote Temetka Three of them failed the same way,and the 10gig is full of bad sectors.Laptop running fine and than lock up.When i rebooted it came up " OS missing". and replaced by HP ProDesk SFF drone machines Other Projects- Edge 15, Z61m (Titanium)Historic Retired ThinkPads- T42p, X20, A31p, 701c, 760XD, WorkPad C505 Top Profile Reply with quote RealBlackStuff
Back to top Back to External Hardware 2 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 2 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Hardware → External Hardware Check this for detailed guide on how to do this.(In this guide the MPtool is being used to repair a fake USB Drive) http://agnipulse.com/2010/04/how-i-fixed-a-fake-64gb-usb-drive/ Warning - The procedure varies for different Format Error Occurred At Offset Device I/o Error Latest Deals Affiliate Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links, which pay us a small compensation if you do decide to make a purchase based on our recommendation. Diskpart Has Encountered An Error I/o Device Error If you don't want to go through the headache of the manufacturer's technical support then do it yourself as follows:- Get Chip Genius portable application which you will use to find
I see that you have tried most of the possible solutions already so I need more details in order to help. http://jamisonsoftware.com/format-error/format-error-occurred-at-offset-1117.php c) Select the ‘user’ under user name and click on ‘Edit’. like this 0 JanvdBelt You can see here how much reputation JanvdBelt has received from other members. I'll have to find out now if those sectors were marked as BAD or not. Diskpart Has Encountered An Error: The Device Is Not Ready.
Compare that to todays bloatware! All Rights Reserved. How to tell why macOS thinks that a certificate is revoked? Check This Out Microsoft Surface Pro 128gig+64gig MicroSD,type cover.[Donor] Top Profile Reply with quote RealBlackStuff Post subject: PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2007 2:35 am Offline RBS15000 Joined: Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:17
The ability to low-level format hard drives was lost back in the early 1990's when disc surfaces began incorporating factory written "embedded servo data". Mhdd rmat-Tool/ this works brilliantly Top Spildit Post subject: Re: Write error occured at offset ...Posted: December 23rd, 2015, 8:28 Joined: December 19th, 2006, 8:49Posts: 6696Location: Portugal Some related Did you Transcend OnlineRecovry, and how your LG now, protected or not?
Once you have the results back to let you know. Keep your flash drive plugged in, and double click on the Start.bat file in the folder where you unzipped the above utility. Browse other questions tagged hard-drive usb usb-flash-drive format or ask your own question. Hp Format Tool It worked for me for my Kingston Data Traveler flash drive.
attributes disk clear readonly 6. I also tried every option you did, except for the sacrificial offering - I did not have a goat handy and my dogs are just too damn cute. I'm almost at 50% now, I do hope the low-level format is being successful.I was looking for progress logs other than the progress-bar-window. http://jamisonsoftware.com/format-error/format-error-occurred-at-offset.php As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged
Win a Tinkerbots Advanced Builder Set! I have exhaustively tried the following: Windows format: "The disk is write protected" HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool: "Device media is write-protected" Changing registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies to 0 diskpart clear Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the This is extremely common: in fact, it's virtually guaranteed that any unbranded flash memory bought from China is going to be bad. (I've even got bad name-brand SD cards from "trusted"
The MPtool for JetFlash USB Drives is called AlcorMptool and this MpTool has the option to flip the removable bit.