How to format a write protected pen drive

usbguy556 1 Posts Monday November 13, 2017Registration date November 13, 2017 Last seen - Nov 13, 2017 at 01:22 PM - Latest reply:  mmmazi
- Oct 4, 2018 at 03:03 AM
Hello, Hello, i got a flash drive that was write protected and is not formatted and i tryed everything i seen online to format it its a kingston dtse9

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Ambucias 55427 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus October 11, 2018 Last seen - Updated by Ambucias on 13/11/17 at 04:39 PM
Thank you
  • run regedit
  • go to this directory
    if you can't find StorageDevicePolicies under control folder then make some new one. Follow this steps:
  • step 1: go to this directory
    again and right click control folder
  • step 2: select new, then click key and rename the new key #1 folder into StorageDevicePolicies
  • step 3: right click StorageDevicePolicies folder and select new DWORD(32-bit) Value for 32-bit Operating System and select new DWORD(64-bit) Value for 64-bit Operating System
  • step 4: rename dword newer folder into WriteProtect, then double click WriteProtect and change the value data into 0 with hexadecimal base, Then close regedit
  • step 5: open my computer and refresh it 5 times without do anything to your usb, and properly eject your flash drive
  • step 6: plug in your usb again into your computer and format it using exfat instead of fat32

Now, you can use your flash drive again....
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Thank you
Thanks for that but it didnt work for me
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