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Sightseer
Posts: 2

sandisk 64gb card write protected

How can I remove write protection

GoPro
Posts: 7,699

Re: sandisk 64gb card write protected

 

Hi @ahssdude

 

On the SD card adapter, slide the lock switch toward the gold connectors at the bottom of the SD card. 

You can also try these steps if using a Windows computer:

  1. Click Start and type “regedit” to enter Regedit Editor.
  2. Click the following options in turn:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->SYSTEM->CurrentControlSet->Control->StorageDevicePolicies.
  3. Click “Write Protect” and set the value to 0.

Let us know how it goes.

 

Thanks!

Ej

Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: sandisk 64gb card write protected

Tried all those things and still write protected.

Adventurer
Posts: 8,666

Re: sandisk 64gb card write protected

 Have you another  card that you can slide into the adapter thesd card adaptor to see if theadapter is your issue? They do fail. happened to me  had to toss it.  Never said that.

GoPro
Posts: 3,505

Re: sandisk 64gb card write protected

 

Hi @ahssdude,

 

Your SD card has a physical lock.

Try to slide the physical lock and check if that will work.

 

If that won't work your SD card might be corrupted. 

 

Try to contact your SD card manufacturer.

 

 

Regards,

-Jay