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  1. spapakons's Avatar
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       #40

    I tried to download it without making a donation, but the link doesn't work. I'll try again later, not I'm at work. Thank you.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21359
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       #41

    Did you click on one of the links below instead?

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  3. spapakons's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 202H (Nov 2020 build 19042.867)
       #42

    Yes, link for standard version is broken. I managed to find it elsewhere, but unfortunately couldn't unlock the USB. I had to replace it to the customer and send it to the Provider for a repair or replacement. Thank you for your help.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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       #43

    That's what I was afraid of. A dead USB drive.
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  5. spapakons's Avatar
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       #44

    Brink said:
    That's what I was afraid of. A dead USB drive.
    I suspect some malware messing with the device flags (USB device type, etc). Isn't there any utility to reset the device flags back to normal? That could fix a lot of broken USB devices.
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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       #45

    Possibly running the "clean" or "clean all" command on the USB if able.

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  7. spapakons's Avatar
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       #46

    I had tried the clean command, didn't work. Thanks.
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       #47

    I would like to report that the third option does not seem to work for me. The first fix found on this site did, though: The Disk Is Write-Protected error for Removable Disks
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  9. Brink's Avatar
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       #48

    djdelarosa25 said:
    I would like to report that the third option does not seem to work for me. The first fix found on this site did, though: The Disk Is Write-Protected error for Removable Disks
    Added as Option 4 now. Thank you.

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  10. spapakons's Avatar
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       #49

    Thank you for your replies, nothing I tried seemed to work, so I returned it for replacement under Warranty.
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