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March 9, 2012 3:27:06 PM

My usb is write protected. Could you please tell me how I can remove the write protection? Thank you
March 9, 2012 5:40:34 PM

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,
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March 9, 2012 5:50:19 PM

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.
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March 20, 2012 1:58:58 PM

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
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March 20, 2012 2:07:35 PM

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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