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Old 11-01-2011, 08:51 AM   #1
jay_pablo_69
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USB Write-Protected (Read-Only Mode) After GParted Install


I installed 'GParted' on my Ubuntu 11.10, and now when I plug in a USB drive and try to copy files into it, I get a notification that the drive is 'read-only'. Pls how do I resolve this USB problem?

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Old 11-01-2011, 10:13 AM   #2
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I don't see how simply installing GParted with your Ubuntu package manager will make a drive read-only.
Were you able to read/write to this/these drives before?
What is on the drives? Number of partitions, filesystem types?
 
Old 11-01-2011, 04:20 PM   #3
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Hi Yancek,

Thanks for your response.

I'm surprised that this happened after GParted install. This is an NTFS USB that I've been using without any problem before. It started with a GParted install, then I lost the 'write' permission on my partitions, and then everything went downhill from there.

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