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Re: SanDisk USB stick problem

> I bought a SanDisk Cruzer Glide USB stick.  The fine print on the package
> says it has SecureAccess software.  It is so secure it prevents me from
> writing to it without running the included Bill Gates cancerous, virus
> infested, scourge of the Earth software.


> fred@ragnok:/media/usb0$ ls -l
> total 8416
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root   16384 Jul  9  2018 SanDiskSecureAccess
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 8600360 Nov  4  2016 SanDiskSecureAccessV3.01_win.exe
> fred@ragnok:/media/usb0$

How did you mount it?

> root@ragnok:/home/fred# chown fred /media/usb0
> chown: changing ownership of '/media/usb0': Operation not permitted
> Attempts to add write permission are also denied.

What does `dmesg` say?

> Is there any way to disable or remove the SecureAccess software?

Others have suggested reformatting, but maybe a more constructive path
forward is to return the bugger, complaining that it doesn't work.


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