USB device comes up as write-protected after NTFS formatting

I was attempting to copy a large number of small files from one USB stick to another. An error came up saying that the FAT file system would support only a limited number of files, and I would have to format it for NTFS to support more files. So I formatted it for NTFS...and now when I try to copy the files, it says the device is write-protected. Any ideas?
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  1. dweelea said:
    I was attempting to copy a large number of small files from one USB stick to another. An error came up saying that the FAT file system would support only a limited number of files, and I would have to format it for NTFS to support more files. So I formatted it for NTFS...and now when I try to copy the files, it says the device is write-protected. Any ideas?

    Remove Write Protest - Registry Tweak.
    http://www.troublefixers.com/remove-write-protection-on-usb-pen-drive-or-memory-card-or-ipod/
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