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

I tried to save a file on my usb memory stick and it said I needed to remove the write-protection. Can someone tell me how to do this?
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  1. A) Insert the memory stick into the computer
    Go to My Computer and under Devices with Removable Storage look for your card reader
    Right-click on it and click Properties
    In the pop-up box, sometimes there's an option to Remove write-protection. Change the status of this option and try again.

    B) Remove your memory stick from the drive
    Click Start > Run...
    In the box type regedit and press OK
    A new window will appear. Go to:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies
    If you can't locate StorageDevicePolicies then you will need to create this folder
    Right-click on Control and click on New > Key. Name this StorageDevicePolicies
    Right-click on the new folder you created called StorageDevicePolicies and click New > DWORD Value.
    Name this WriteProtect
    Double-click on Write Protect and change the Value Data to 0 and then click OK
    Close the Registry Editor and insert the memory stick into your computer


    If there's nothing on it, you can always Right click on the flash drive them select Format > Quick Format (takes 2 seconds)
  2. look on the stick for a tiny would likely say write protect on/off.

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