Disk is write protected

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Ijaz Justin - Aug 22, 2016 at 09:42 AM
Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Aug 22, 2016 at 04:59 PM
Hello,

How to format the pendrive
With "the disk is write protected"

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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Aug 22, 2016 at 03:14 PM
that is a default error message when the computer can't write to the flash drive. I suggest you try the drive on another computer. If you have the same problem then the drive is dead and needs to be replaced.

Good Luck
Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Aug 22, 2016 at 04:59 PM
here is the solution to remove write protection in pendrive .


start - run -regedit - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Currentcontrolset\control\storatedevicepolicies


in right side u will be getting writeprotect option, just right click that and modify the value from 1 to 0