The Disk is write-protected. Remove the write-protection

i am coping a folder on my usb but its saying the disk is write protected. Remove the write protection....
what i have to do now to remove the write protection?
please help me out....
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  1. bushhra said:
    i am coping a folder on my usb but its saying the disk is write protected. Remove the write protection....
    what i have to do now to remove the write protection?
    please help me out....
  2. http://img.tomshardware.com/forum/uk/icones/smilies/sol.gif

    for windows7

    open Regedit and navigate to
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies
    If there is a WriteProtect key (REG_DWORD) then
    1 = Write Protect On
    0 = Write Protect Off

    Set to 0 and try (may have to reboot in some cases)


    for XP

    1. Go to the disk properties page.
    2. Select the 'Hardware' tab.
    3. In the 'All disk drives' list, select the name of the external device.
    4. Click the 'Properties' button.
    5. Select the 'Policies' tab.
    6. Under 'Write caching and Safe Removal', select 'Optimize for performance'.
  3. There may be a two-way hard switch on the USB flash disk that renders writing on disk impossible. If there is such a switch, slide the switch to the opposite side to remove write protection.
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