How do I remove write protection from a USB memory stick?

I'm trying to copy some music files to my usb stick but it comes up with an error stating that the disk is write protected & that the write protection should be removed.

Please help me with the procedure of removing this protection.

Regards
Ash
5 answers Last reply
More about remove write protection memory stick
  1. ash_76 said:
    I'm trying to copy some music files to my usb stick but it comes up with an error stating that the disk is write protected & that the write protection should be removed.

    Please help me with the procedure of removing this protection.

    Regards
    Ash


    Is their a sliding bar on the drive for protect / unprotect ?

    Try formatting the drive.

    If neither unprotect it, there is a registry tweak to disable write protect.
    Download link on this page.
    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/registry-hack-to-disable-writing-to-usb-drives/
  2. ksiemb said:
    Is their a sliding bar on the drive for protect / unprotect ?

    Try formatting the drive.

    If neither unprotect it, there is a registry tweak to disable write protect.
    Download link on this page.
    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/registry-hack-to-disable-writing-to-usb-drives/



    Quote:
    that solution is for memory card, not for usb stick u idiot.
    read well dude before you give some advice or solution.


    Maddapaker:P
  3. Maddapaker said:
    Quote:
    that solution is for memory card, not for usb stick u idiot.
    read well dude before you give some advice or solution.


    Maddapaker:P

    Sorry - you are wrong.
    Also pretty brave sitting anon behind a kb. The fix is for USB
  4. ash_76 said:
    I'm trying to copy some music files to my usb stick but it comes up with an error stating that the disk is write protected & that the write protection should be removed.

    Please help me with the procedure of removing this protection.

    Regards
    Ash
  5. I'm trying to copy some music files to my usb stick but it comes up with an error stating that the disk is write protected & that the write protection should be removed.

    Please help me with the procedure of removing this protection.


    rico
Ask a new question

Read More

Configuration USB Stick USB Write Protection Memory Windows XP