How to format pendrive shows write protected

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dear sir/mam,
i have i- ball Pendrive with 4GB, which is came write protected & it cant be formatted, I just tried what u suggest go to start menu/run/regedit/......... but i can't format my pendrive.

please help me
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Feb 2, 2014 at 07:07 AM
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


Now, you can use your flash drive again...
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Dear Sir/Mam,
As per mentioned ur information i tried but after completed all process when i choose exFAT instead of FAT 32 & click on start button of Format Menu It was again shows same thing with the another Popup Menu This disk is write protected.

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