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Format write protected floppy

Last response: in Windows XP
April 9, 2010 3:28:48 PM

My pen drive keeps giving me the message "this disc is write protected"
whenever I try to save a file or format a disc. I made sure the
write-protect tab is in the proper position. Any troubleshooting
suggestions? Thanks.
a b \ Driver
April 10, 2010 2:30:58 AM

This solution seems to work for most with a similar situation.

- Start--> Run--> type regedit--> Enter
- Go to the following:
My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies
- Double click on the string ‘WriteProtect’ and change the ‘Value Data’ box to ‘0’