Talk:Write protection

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EEPROMs[edit]

In the serial EEPROMs(I2C, SPI etc.) we have a pin called the WP (Write Protect). As I understand this prevents any accidental over-writing. But When this pin is tied to VCC, can we write into the EEPROM?

eeprom



Wright protection ... damn I'm a dope :)

--Hellahulla 20:31, 7 May 2006 (UTC)

Floppy[edit]

I think article should have picture of write protection on a floppy disk. That is like what write protection is all about. That is like where the term is from. What write protection is most well known for. It is all about the floppy!

Physical mechanism?[edit]

This article states that "[w]rite protection is a physical mechanism . . . ." Is electronic protection a "physical mechanism"? Put another way, is it accurate to identify electronically protected data (such as a "protected", non-editable word processing document) as "write protected"?

Name[edit]

"write protection" or "write-protection" ?

Should be "Prevent write protection" (14.198.238.248 (talk) 04:57, 28 April 2012 (UTC))

How do I get rid of Write Protection?[edit]

How do I get rid of it on mp3 players? Its annoying me! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 211.31.106.246 (talk) 01:44, 18 March 2007 (UTC).

--112.133.206.238 (talk)how to remove write protected USB Pen drive —Preceding undated comment added 10:34, 1 February 2012 (UTC).