How to remove write protect on USB On The Go?

Anonymous2909 2 Posts Sunday March 4, 2018Registration date March 5, 2018 Last seen - Mar 4, 2018 at 08:37 PM - Latest reply: Anonymous2909 2 Posts Sunday March 4, 2018Registration date March 5, 2018 Last seen
- Mar 5, 2018 at 10:56 PM
How to format USB On The Go (OTG), The disk is write protected?
plz help me... many of my document and data in this USB.

I ALREADY USE THIS METHOD (thanks and credit to Romz - Nov 26, 2013), but it still not working. The USB still write protected.

Click start
then run regedit
go to this directory HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Currentcontrolset\control\ if you can't find StorageDevicePolicies under control folder then make some new one. Follow this steps:

step 1: go to this directory HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Currentcontrolset\control\ 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
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ac3mark 10260 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus August 15, 2018 Last seen - Mar 5, 2018 at 04:52 PM
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Thank you
What is not working about it? The amount of space? Getting to the files? What is the error you are getting?
Anonymous2909 2 Posts Sunday March 4, 2018Registration date March 5, 2018 Last seen - Mar 5, 2018 at 10:56 PM
Thanks for reply ac3mark. I follow the step 1 until step 6 (credit to Romz) , My USB On The Go (OTG) still show the notification that show, The disk is write protected. I still cant format the My USB. Later i will give you my screenshot.
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