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If you have an old USB hard drive or similar and want to deletes files from it, you may get a "write-protected" message. This can be that you are running a different version of Windows, an example is that your computer is using windows 7 64 bit and the USB hard drive was formatted on a 32 bit version of XP. To fix this you can try the following: 1. Open a Command prompt by clicking Start, typing command, and clicking Command Prompt. 2. Type diskpart and press Enter. 3. Type list volume and press Enter. 4. Type select volume #, where # is the number of the drive that's giving you t
Sometimes you will come across with a problem that the dvd or cd drive will not open. Here are a few things you can try! 1. Restart your Windows PC and see if it helps. You may also try clicking on the Eject button while the computer is booting and see if it works. 2. Check if any locking software exists on your computer which prohibits the tray being opened. 3. Ensure that all your power cables are not loose and are properly connected. 2. Open Computer folder and right-click the icon for the CD or DVD drive that is stuck, and then click Eject. 3. Look for a small hole below the