1.    06 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    USB drive having SSD shows read only

    Recently, I connected a new SSD as a USB drive. It shows "Write Protected" in windows 10. However, same one if I connect to Windows 8.1, then the write protection is not there. Can not do driver update under windows 10 as it is write protected. Has anyone faced similar problem? Your assistance will be appreciated.
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  2.    06 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 316
    Windows 10 Pro x86 and x64 dual boot

    I had this on my c drive SSD, I signed windows out and the disk was no longer write protected. Why it happened in the first place, I don't know.
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  3.    06 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 15,662
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14955

    Hello Wishbone, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help with the write protected disk.

    Disk Write Protection - Enable or Disable in Windows
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