Windows 10: Unable to reformat PNY 32 Gb USB

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  1.    18 Feb 2018 #11

    Bree said: View Post
    Have you ever been able to write data to this USB? Is it a 'software install' USB that you are trying to re-use?
    The USB has a few Gb of my mom's files on it, so we've been able to read/write files onto it before.
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    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       18 Feb 2018 #12

    ConceptEight said: View Post
    The USB has a few Gb of my mom's files on it, so we've been able to read/write files onto it before.
    Then it may be, as I suggested before, that the internal controller has detected a fault and gone 'write protected' to preserve the data. I'd copy the files ASAP from the USB in case it's about to die.
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1803 (OS Build 17134.167)
       18 Feb 2018 #13

    Bree said: View Post
    ... in case it's about to die.
    And they WILL die.
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