When enabled, write protection is a setting that blocks any sort of modification or deletion of a file on a disc. If you are experiencing an issue when attempting to copy or delete files on a USB flash drive, there is a very simple solution that will allow you to remove this setting, giving you the capability to modify, copy, or delete any files from your USB drive.
How To Remove Write Protection on a USB
To remove the write protection, simply open your Start menu, and click on Run. Type in regedit and press Enter. This will open the registry editor.
The next step is to navigate to the following path: