I run the fsck command and even booted by PC in recovery mode. I still can't change the write protection.

Need help here.

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    Please edit your question to show us how you are determining that the partition is write-protected. – user535733 Apr 4 '17 at 1:11
  • Clarify. What is write protected exactly? Show output of mount and cat /etc/fstab. How did you run fsck and what did it tell you? – Lew Rockwell Fan May 24 '17 at 18:04

If your write-protect issue is because of software's problems the low level utilities like hdparm can solve your issue:

sudo hdparm -r0 /dev/sda5

But if you can't write on your hdd because of somethings like stress ‚ fire ‚strike ‚ ... (Physically write-protected) We can't do any things.

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