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Hi everyone, So I was using WinSetupFromUSB 1.6.exe and the first time it worked for my server w2k3 R2 usb install. Then I created a second with server 2k3 sp2. This one errored out near the end with a message about setup.exe. Unfortunately I didn't pay very close attention thinking that I would just retry the process. But when I did, I quickly discovered that the usb drive was readonly. I tried several methods to remove the readonly but all of them have failed. (editing reg, using dos - DISKPART to edit attributes, delete partition etc., win disk manager, and winsetupfromusb.) I am at a loss. Is there another suggested method to try to unlock the readonly usb flash drive? I haven't tried booting into linux yet. (don't have anything set up just yet to do that.) What would have locked it and is it possible this usb drive is toast? it's brand new but only a 1 gig drive. I can read the drive just fine and it boots up a machine but errors out on installing w2k3. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time. J