My usb is write protected how to remove

My usb is write protected. Could you please tell me how I can remove the write protection? Thank you
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  1. I only have one of those, as the rest are not protectable. With mine, there is a little sliding nib on one side to lock/unlock,
  2. bob 89 said:
    My usb is write protected. Could you please tell me how I can remove the write protection? Thank you

    Usually format the drive will do it.
  3. bob 89 said:
    My usb is write protected. Could you please tell me how I can remove the write protection? Thank you


    I have just released that the problem is with my computer. I can neither write files nor delete written files from a flash disk/memory stick. It keeps showing “the disk is write protected!” When I try doing the same using a different computer it works. How can I fix this?
    Thanks
  4. bob 89 said:
    I have just released that the problem is with my computer. I can neither write files nor delete written files from a flash disk/memory stick. It keeps showing “the disk is write protected!” When I try doing the same using a different computer it works. How can I fix this?
    Thanks


    Try this registry tweak -

    Use regedit to change dword value.

    1.Enable and Disabling of USB write protect using regedit

    Enabling USB write protect

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies]

    “WriteProtect”=dword:00000000

    Disabling USB Write Protect

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies]

    “WriteProtect”=dword:00000001
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