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Micro Sd Card Write Protected

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Hey everyone,
My micro sd card become write protected,, i am not able to delete anything from my sd card,,,not even able to format it,
If someome have wroking solution please tell
I try,,regedit and chkdsk solution but not worked ![emoji122]

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IronTechmonkey

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Hey everyone,
My micro sd card become write protected,, i am not able to delete anything from my sd card,,,not even able to format it,
If someome have wroking solution please tell
I try,,regedit and chkdsk solution but not worked ![emoji122]

Sent from my SM-G7202 using Tapatalk

Greetings, I noticed you recently followed my XDA profile and although on a don't participate in that part of the XDA interactions it led me to your post here which I have some experience with so I might as well share it. First a bit of advice. Creating a new thread with a question will not necessarily attract other people because most people are looking to find answers rather than looking to provide them. You can probably find threads specific to that topic. Also this topic comes up frequently in various operating system threads.

The symptoms you describe sound very much like what happens when a micro SD card's built-in protection detects an imminent failure then intentionally corrupts a bit at the beginning of the drive. In this state the drive cannot be written to or formatted. Attempts to copy or delete files on the drive on Android may seem successful but later show that nothing was moved or deleted. I would suggest first copying all the data that you need off of that drive and onto another one. The fact that you've already trying to format it means you've taken care of this step but I mention it anyhow. Then try to format it in as many different types of computers or devices as you can. I prefer gparted on Linux or Easeus partition manager on Windows. If it is a SanDisk SD card you could contact their Tech Support to see if there are any other ways to determine if a drive has been blocked in this manner. Unfortunately the solution may be to replace the drive but I cannot be certain or provide any more advice than this. Good luck.
 

IronTechmonkey

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BTW, one reason I know that creating a thread with a question does not generate much interest is because the one I created five years ago for a very similar issue only got 1 page of replies, although some good ones. Here is a link to that thread which has more details about what I described in previous post.


For what it's worth most of the information I gathered was from my own pro experience dealing with drives and from SanDisk support. I did not find much on XDA, and created the thread for what were probably similar reasons to yours, that there were not many other options.