My USB is write protected. [Closed]

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Hello,
I tried everything to format my USB, but nothing has worked out. My USB had that shortcut virus and it made all my data unseen. I scanned the USB stick with Bit Defender and obviously there was a virus, and Bit Defender quarantined it. Since then and my USB is still write protected. My USB is readable, it says that there's data 55 GB free of 59. I access it, nothing at all. I try to format, it says Write Protected.
What should I do?


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Hello Einsteinium92,
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....