How to delete write protected files from pen [Solved/Closed]

Abhi - Oct 22, 2008 at 12:20 AM - Latest reply:  mandy
- Oct 14, 2015 at 05:53 AM
Hello,

I have Kingston pen drive . I am unable to delete files in it . When I am trying to delete file the message is displayed " write protection" . please help me on it .. In the pen drive I have only PDF printed file , I want to delete it .
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starsailors.me 24 Posts Friday August 15, 2008Registration date May 19, 2009 Last seen - Oct 22, 2008 at 06:50 AM
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hello,

there is surely a lock button on the pen and just try to locate it on the pen you should disable it. or else if there isnt that option just try to format it in windows
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Thanks Melney

It is a great tool. It worked for me. Thanks for the information.
Malkiat singh mani > Melney - Jul 11, 2009 at 08:05 AM
Good job man
Thanks buddy the adress of software u given is realy working..


Thanks:-
Malkiat singh
rencciee > REKHA - Mar 24, 2009 at 09:46 PM
thanks a lot...i have the same problem to format my pen drive that write protected..i use the link given here..it works thanks again
Thank's Bro U r great
im downloading it...wish it works.....
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- Start > Run > type 'regedit' (without the speachmarks) > Enter
- Single-click on 'My Computer' > File > Export > save it to the Desktop (Always best to have a backup!!)
- Go to the following:
My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Curre... olicies
*There seems to be some spaces here in 'StorageDevicePolicies' in the text above, there shouldn't be, OK*
- Double click on the string 'WriteProtect' and change the 'Value Data' box to '0'
- Then: File > Export > save somewhere useful as something like 'StorageDevicePolicies001.reg'
- You also need to do this for the strings in any folders called 'ControlSet***' (* = any Digit, i.e. 001, 002) - for example: Everything is the same, just change 'CurrentControlSet' to 'ControlSet***'
My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Contr... ies
*There seems to be some spaces here in 'StorageDevicePolicies' in the text above, there shouldn't be, OK*
- Save these to the same place as before as 'StorageDevicePolicies00*'

The saves are in case it reverts at a later date, just double click (saying 'yes' to importing these to the registry) on all of the files and it will all work again!....
ok dude try it I found it.... ...****
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http://www.apacer.com/en/support/downloads/Repair_v2.9.1.1.zip

Very effective tool!!

I USED THIS ON MY KINGSTON 4 GB
thanks a lot buddy...
Not working for me
Yes guys. This tool works just perfect. Go for it. Worked just fine on my Kingston 8GB
Kounsa tool use kiya
10x Bro! It works perfect!
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i have a 2gb pan drive how can we remove the write protect option my pan drive plz reply me . Thanks
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Hi sir,
I have a big problem, How to delete write protected files from pen I have very big problam plz help me sir,
regards
syam
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Hello,

I have Kingston pen drive . I am unable to delete files in it . When I am trying to delete file the message is displayed " write protection" . please help me on it .. In the pen drive I have only PDF printed file , I want to delete it .
I HAVE KINGSTON PEN DRIVE 32GB. IN MY PEN THERE IS A RIGHT PROTECTED DOC . PLZ LET ME KNOW HOW TO DELETE IT
I am having 4gb transcend pendrive...
when I am format that pen drive, it will not format,
because it having protected data.. so please give me suggestions for how to format...
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i have 8 gb pen drive and when I tried to format it it says that it is write protected and cannot format it. please reply me.
how to use that tool? In my PC iT saying "USB Flash Disk not found" only please help me. Thanks--
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Click On The Files Go To Properties Turn Read Only Of Apply Restart Pc (Rccomended) After Start Up Go Back To The Files And Delete Them Post All Comments To Email Id removed for security
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Thank you. Repair_v2.9.1.1 solved my 2 GB USB Flush Disks problem.
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Hello,

I have Kingston 32GB pen drive . I am unable to delete files in it . When I am trying to delete file the message is displayed " write protection" . I Can't Be Copy/Past Data in Pen Drive, please help me on it .. I want to delete it .
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I have Kingston 32GB pen drive . I am unable to delete files in it which contains +&-. When I am trying to delete file the message is displayed " Cannot read from source file and disk" . I Cannot Be Copy/Past Data in Pen Drive,but after opening the folder it shows +and - for all folder and o bytes capacity,if it is mp3 or movie I cannot open those files. while installing which you have provided in above link it shows "USB flash disk not found".please help me on it .. I want to delete it and run those movies please please.. .
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you can format your device using ms dos or from window 98 dos prompt

open your device and format it
hi!
i already try to format my usb from write protected using window but still it cant be formated. is there any software that I can use to solve the problem?
rply me..
Arpit Dadia - Jan 10, 2009 at 06:19 AM
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Hey... The Apacer link is asking for a username password to download the software. Can some1 please post it here if possible.

Would be of immense help....
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thnxxx.4 tht toool...its really vry effective
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Thanks for the post to that USB flash drive formatter - worked great and restored functionality to my pen drive.

I had the write protect issue after I got hit with virus (would put system.exe and autorun.inf on the root of the pen drive). It would continue to write those files to it a few seconds after I deleted it. Anyway, all is well now.

Thanks!!!
how solution for my kingston 4 giga flash drive which write protected?
mynameishiddenforever - May 12, 2009 at 12:46 PM
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There is a lock, it is usually very small.You have to shift the lock into the right place and insert into your computer .Now you should be able to delete it.
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i have asolution fo this...u can format it by a utility then write protection error is not show...7 your pen drive working properly....copy this link to address bar "" http://www.box.net/shared/9hgp81ndgs ""


manneo
The One Who Knows - Dec 10, 2008 at 10:39 AM
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When I was having this problem all I had to do was check my pendrive, and see if the switch on the side was on or not. most pendrive have a sercurity or saftey switch on them. make sure its at off if u want to delet or save anything on to them
r u a jack or an ass..da same thing u r blabbering again n again..wat planet are u from in god's name ..buddy..people here are not from 17th century who wont turn on that button dat u r talking bot again n again..if n only f the button existed!!!try to give smthing else..smthing worth using as a tip..
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you could remove it from your comp. then back in your comp. if that fails restart your comp. its a lil frustrating but it worked for me. hope this helps
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