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 Novicorp WinToFlash can not lock the drive - what to do? 
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I've tried pretty much every combination of everything - from formatting the drive myself and writing bootcode manually, to changing drive letters and running WinToFlash as Administrator.

Nothing works.





06 Sep 2010, 04:52
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I tried each and every one of the solutions. None of them worked for me. So I just tried rebooting into safe mode and voila!


23 Oct 2010, 10:51
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I had the same problem and I understand that the problem was USB drive . it does not suport USB 2.0


02 Dec 2010, 11:49
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I'm using Windows 7, I solved in this way:

-Right click on "WinToFlash.exe";
-Selected "Run as administrator";

No more claiming about locked drives.


06 Mar 2011, 09:54
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AHA!

make sure the usb port isnt 1.0, the front ports on my PC are. I plugged the thumb drive into an extender I have plugged in the back and it worked!

also ran wintoflash as admin, closed all explorer windows, danced around an oak, and lit fires at dawn.

hope this helps
woot tyvm.


24 Sep 2011, 21:46
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Hi,
For me, turning antivirus BEFORE starting win2flash solved the problem.


24 Apr 2013, 18:36
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For anyone trying to solve this issue. I managed to get past the message by simply unplugging the USB drive and quickly hitting retry after plugging it back in.


12 May 2013, 07:51
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I had the same problem and the solution was run the program and do the procedure in windows safe mode. Hope help like me!


25 Jul 2013, 19:52
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Closing the internet browser worked for me.


26 Feb 2014, 16:16
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