How to remove write protection of a pen drive

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minhas828 Posts 1 Registration date Tuesday March 26, 2013 Status Member Last seen March 26, 2013 - Mar 26, 2013 at 08:00 AM
KanzakiKaori Posts 9 Registration date Thursday September 19, 2013 Status Member Last seen September 28, 2013 - Sep 20, 2013 at 09:01 AM
Hello,

good day
please help me out
how to remove write protection of a pen drive

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Zohaib R Posts 2368 Registration date Sunday September 23, 2012 Status Member Last seen December 13, 2018 69
Mar 26, 2013 at 06:46 PM
Hi minhas828,

Try the below mentioned steps and see if you are able to remove write protection:

1. Click "Start".
2. Click "Run".
3. Type "CMD" and hit Enter.
4. Type "Diskpart" and hit Enter, this will open another window.
5. In this new window type "List Disk" and hit Enter.
6. Make a note of the disk ### for your pen drive.
7. Type "Attribute disk clear readonly" and hit Enter.
8. Type "Select disk ###" (### is the number of the USB pen drive you've plugged in) and hit Enter.
9. Restart the computer and see if the pen drive works.

Do reply with results.
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not understood step number 6
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plzz help...i am fed up with this...i have tried each and every way...but no results
....what to do?
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wer to type diskpart???
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KanzakiKaori Posts 9 Registration date Thursday September 19, 2013 Status Member Last seen September 28, 2013
Sep 20, 2013 at 09:01 AM
Try this,

1)Go to Start Menu,
2)Run, type regedit then hit enter.
3) Find this path

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies

4) double click then set the value into 0 then press ok then exit registry editor.
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