How to remove write protecton in my pendrive [Solved/Closed]

- - Latest reply:  T.Nehru - May 19, 2018 at 02:22 AM
Plz tell me about how to remove write protection in my pendrive
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approved by Jean-François Pillou on Nov 28, 2018
Thank you
Dear folks,,

Here is the solution to remove write protection in pendrive due to virus. Please do the following steps

start / run /

In right side you will be getting writeprotect option, just right click that and modify the value from

It will definetly work!

Thanks for your valuable feedback....

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perfect, thnx it worked, u saved my prndrive from dying...
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It worked in my pendrive thanks a lot
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if you have transcend pen drive infected by 9u.exe which is a write protect virus then the following works like a charm:
1) download JetFlash online recovery from:
2) run the program
3) specify the capacity of your drive eg.512 MB, 1 GB .....etc
4) choose "repair and erase all data" OR " repair and keep existing data"
5) progress bar starts.......completes
6) notification appears ---" format complete"
7) unplug and plug your drive and .....presto


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thanks a lot u saved by transcend 4gb pendrive
thanks a lot.....................
Thank you very much. It was indeed a virus. I've serached everywhere for almost 6 hrs. and your solution was the only thing that's perfect. :)
Thank you
I have solved my problem using the following procedure. Follow this once.
To remove write protection:
Open Start Menu >> Run, type regedit and press Enter, this will open the registry editor.
Navigate to the following path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies Double click the key WriteProtect in the right pane and set the value to 0
In the Value Data Box and press OK button
Exit Registry, restart your computer and then again re-connect your USB pen drive on your computer.
It worked to me.

Good luck
I tried but failed. Best solution is through it in to waste bin and buy another exept sandisk.