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Current version by: Sam Goldheart ,

Title:

Any way to unlock cheap thumb drives from tradeshows?

Text:

I picked up a handful of thumb drives from a client that went to a trade show. I'm sure they are hardware locked even when gparted won't delete the partition or format the drive.  Anyone found a way to unlock these?

They would be nice to recycle for linux installs.

Device:

USB Thumbflash Drive
USB Thumbflash Drive

Status:

open

Original post by: Country Computer Service ,

Title:

Any way to unlock cheap thumb drives from tradeshows?

Text:

I picked up a handful of thumb drives from a client that went to a trade show. I'm sure they are hardware locked even when gparted won't delete the partition or format the drive.  Anyone found a way to unlock these?

They would be nice to recycle for linux installs.

Device:

USB Thumb Drive

Status:

open