How to remove write protection of pen drive?

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shamim - May 16, 2010 at 08:04 AM
Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Nov 3, 2012 at 03:55 PM
Hello, I can not send or delete any data from my pen drive.it show write protection.it is8GB and from transcend company.how can iremove write protection please?



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mrrigga Posts 196 Registration date Wednesday May 5, 2010 Status Contributor Last seen July 14, 2010 119
May 16, 2010 at 08:12 AM
Try formatting it in Disc Management which you will find in Computer Management.
Start. Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, Disc Management in the left hand column, right click on your flash drive and choose format. You may get a message This volume may not be compatible with previous versions of Windows etc ignore this and click ok This is because the pendrive is FAT and the hard drive is NTFS
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thank you sooo much ! It did work on my laptop.I seek others help but it didn't work like yours :) muaahh !
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I tried to find StorageDevicePolicies but could not do so pl help
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Oct 9, 2012 at 03:52 PM
@Kazi

In the registry editor, press ctrl+F, copy and paste: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies
Click next
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
May 16, 2010 at 08:26 AM
Hello

1. Open Start Menu
2. Run, type regedit and press Enter, this will open the registry editor.
3. Navigate to the following path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies

4. Double click the key WriteProtect in the right pane and set the value to 0 In the Value Data Box and press OK button

5.Exit Registry
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Thanks alot.
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Jun 28, 2010 at 05:23 AM
Parag, you are welcome, pay to the next.
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thanks a lot dear....I love you....god bless you
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thanks a lot
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Dec 27, 2011 at 03:49 PM
You are most welcome.
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