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Remove Write-protection from a disk

My Disk is write-protected. How can I remove its write-protection so I can copy the data to my C drive.
I am using a Windows 7 PC with an internal blu ray DVD drive.
Any input will be appreciated.
Thanks!
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Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
How is it write protected?

...  BIOS password-protected hard drive?
...  company PC with no-write policy on the C: drive?
...  drive properties set to Read-Only?

etc.

If the first, you MUST know the password;
if the second, you need to see your administrator to see if they will make an exception to allow writes;
If the third, and your account has administrative privileges, you can simply change it on the Security tab of the Properties page for the drive.

If something else, describe it here.
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robjvargasCommented:
If you're copying *from* a write-protected disk, that should not stop you.  Write protection doesn't stop reading, which is what happens when you copy from the disk.

I beliee I've heard of copying software that tries to change the timestamp on a file.  That won't work.  But a simple utility like the drag-and-drop in Windows Explorer or the command prompt "xcopy" utility shouldn't have a problem.

But, it depends on the type of disk and exactly how copy protection is in effect.
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lloydtanAuthor Commented:
Sorry, I thought I had misleaded everyone.
Typo... "My Disk" > "My Disc"
Actually I just find that it is a blu ray disc.
I can still copy some of the data from the disc, but most of them are burnt with write-protection.
I even tried to create a new image of this disc by other kind of software (e.g Nero) but happened with the same error and cannot be copied over:

"The disk is write-protected.
 Remove the write-protection or use another disk."
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Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
Yes, BluRay discs have copy protection.    While there are indeed programs designed to circumvent this protection,  it is against Experts-Exchange policy to help with this type of activity.
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