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Usb Flash Drive Refusing Data


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#1 radovitch

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 02:46 PM

Hi,
A couple of months ago I bought a new USB 8 Gig Flash Drive. I have been slowly filling it up with software but when I got up to 3 gigs it suddenly wouldn't take anymore. Whatever type of file I tried to add it popped up with an error message that said:
Cannot Copy (file name) The disk is write protected. Remove the write protection or use another disk.
When I copied everything to my HDD, reformatted the Flash Drive and then copied it all back again the problem seemed to disappear at first but after adding a few files I got the error message again. Switching USB ports makes no difference.
Anybody have any idea what's going on?
I'm using XP Pro on a Core 2 Quad CPU.
Thanks

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 05:06 PM

Who is the manufacture of the Flash Drive?

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#3 radovitch

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 05:32 AM

The manufacture is a company called PQI. But this doesn't matter anymore because yesterday I got tired of fooling with it and, as it was still under warranty, I took it back to the store and exchanged it for a Kingston which has a faster read/write speed anyway.
Thanks for your reply.




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