How to remove write-protection of USB

Hsu Linn Posts 2 Registration date Friday January 10, 2014 Status Member Last seen January 16, 2014 - Jan 10, 2014 at 01:36 AM
 Iyi - Feb 10, 2019 at 03:37 AM
I try to add or remove to my pen drive, "write-protection" message appear.
In this problem, my pen drive is not write protect because it can add or remove in other computer but only can't in my computer with window XP. How can I do this problem, please give any advice for me.

2 responses

Romz Nov 26, 2013 05:23AM
Hope this will help you...
for windows only

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

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....
Thanks for advise.. its working.... thanks a lot
Thank you champ