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I have a Polaroid XS100i, I've only used it once and taken junk photos\movies to test it. Now I'd like to delete those files but the MicroSD is write protected.

I have tried connecting via USB to the camera, inserting the MicroSD into a card reader and deleting and using a regular SD adapter (one with a write protect switch) and inserting that into a card reader.

I've also tried using diskpart to remove protection.

What else can I do?

  • How much searching have you done to find a solution? – JenSCDC Aug 3 '14 at 23:09
  • Just enough, answer below. – BanksySan Aug 3 '14 at 23:31
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Turns out to be a setting in the Registry, look at:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies

If there is a value WriteProtect, set it to 0, if not, create it as a DWORD and set it to 0

Solution found at kioskea.net

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There is a tiny switch on the card itself. Move it to the opposite position.

  • I don't think his card has a write-protect switch, since he mentions trying an adapter that did have one. – MikeW Aug 8 '14 at 19:28
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    MicroSD cards have no switch. – his Aug 9 '14 at 17:03
  • Aye, no switch on a MicroSD, only one on an adapter for a regular SD. – BanksySan Aug 9 '14 at 20:51

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