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How To Remove write protection on Usb Flash drive

How To Remove write protection on Usb Flash drive

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Problem :
This a really common issue when you use USB flash drives. Usually when you try to copy or remove data you receive an error message “Remove the write-protection and use another disk”. Also, it won’t enable you to format it!

Fix :
To take off write protection:

Open Start Menu >> Run, type regedit and press Enter. This will open the registry editor.

Browse to the following path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlStorageDevicePolicies

Double click the key WriteProtect in the right pane and set the value to 0
In the Data Value Box, press OK
Exit Registry, restart your computer and then re-connect your USB pen drive to your computer.
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