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Auto write protect by virus.

I write a file to my pen drive, it says that drive is write protected and can't write on it. I can't format it as well.

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Is there any switch on the flash drive? Is the drive full? If not it might be an idea to try uninstalling and reinstalling the driver. To do that try:

  • Plug in the flash drive
  • Right click on My Computer
  • Choose Properties
  • Switch to the hardware tab
  • There should be a button like "Device Manager". Click on this.
  • Find your flash drive on this list. Right click on it and choose uninstall.
  • Unplug the flash drive, wait a few seconds then plug it back in.
  • You should now get a new hardware wizard dialog from which you can reinstall the drivers.

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SOURCE: Remove Write protection from the Pen drive permanently

Hi Abhishek,

There is a samll tab in the which will have lock mark, move it to unlock.
That will remove the write proterction, still have issue replace the drive.

Thanks
Smith

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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Hello,

If you have the strong virus you can not not open flash drive.


Follow step>Go another PC which is running well, If all the hidden file and protected system file can see in that PC think that is well in condition. But please don't connect the usb pen drive.Now you stop the autorun .Follow all the instruction.

How will you confirm?

Follow the steep.
Press win key +R >type gpedit .msc and soon an windows will open.
Press win key +R>ms config and soon an windows will open.
Press win key + R REGEDIT and an windows will open soon.
Go to tools option >folder option >view>check on show hidden file
Check off hide protected operating system file
Check off hide extension known type file.

If , still there are no hidden file in drive C:

Think your computer has affected by serious virus because to protect the system file
microsoft manege all sysy file as hidden.

When you can see all hidden file think Ok .
If your another PC is well, after examine all the steep, do all the steep now

>start>program>accessories>system tools >system restore >set earlier date. If you have the strong virus you can not do that, then you should better to copy your data if necessary
follow step>set your hard disk in another computer .before install be ensure that .another pc is well condition.

>show hidden folder can see all system file >can open task manager>run type ms config >enter, it will be open windows>run type gpedit.msc> enter ,it will be show.>run type regedit enter ,it will be open .think your another pc run in ok condition. Then type gpedit.msc and hit >administrative templates>system>turn off auto play>select enable>click down arrow >select all drives.



Now auto run program off. you can access easily.Now you can insert the pen drive and delete unnecessary file or format.Now you can format or open your pen drive.

Hope it will help you.

Feb 13, 2011 | Kingston (DTIU3/2GB) 2 GB USB Hard Drive

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New SANDISK MICRO 2 GB is not being recognised by my computer(windows XP) but can be recognised on computers with earlier operating system why? It currently has no data stored on it.


Hello,

If you have the strong virus you can not not open flash drive.


Follow step>Go another PC which is running well, If all the hidden file and protected system file can see in that PC think that is well in condition. But please don't connect the usb pen drive.Now you stop the autorun .Follow all the instruction.

How will you confirm?

Follow the steep.
Press win key +R >type gpedit .msc and soon an windows will open.
Press win key +R>ms config and soon an windows will open.
Press win key + R REGEDIT and an windows will open soon.
Go to tools option >folder option >view>check on show hidden file
Check off hide protected operating system file
Check off hide extension known type file.

If , still there are no hidden file in drive C:

Think your computer has affected by serious virus because to protect the systemfile
microsoft manege all sysy file as hidden.

When you can see all hidden file think Ok .
If your another PC is well, after examine all the steep, do all the steep now

>start>program>accessories>system tools >system restore >set earlier date. If you have the strong virus you can not do that, then you should better to copy your data if necessary
follow step>set your hard disk in another computer .before install be ensure that .another pc is well condition.

>show hidden folder can see all system file >can open task manager>run type ms config >enter, it will be open windows>run type gpedit.msc> enter ,it will be show.>run type regedit enter ,it will be open .think your another pc run in ok condition. Then type gpedit.msc and hit >administrative templates>system>turn off auto play>select enable>click down arrow >select all drives.



Now auto run program off. you can see and delete easily all the hidden unnecessary file .auto run file. From hare you can insert the pen drive and delete unnecessary file or format.Now you can format or open your pen drive.

Hope it will help you.

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My usb is not formating


Hello,

If you have the strong virus you can not not open flash drive.


Follow step>Go another PC which is running well, If all the hidden file and protected system file can see in that PC think that is well in condition. But please don't connect the usb pen drive.Now you stop the autorun .Follow all the instruction.

How will you confirm?

Follow the steep.
Press win key +R >type gpedit .msc and soon an windows will open.
Press win key +R>ms config and soon an windows will open.
Press win key + R REGEDIT and an windows will open soon.
Go to tools option >folder option >view>check on show hidden file
Check off hide protected operating system file
Check off hide extension known type file.

If , still there are no hidden file in drive C:

Think your computer has affected by serious virus because to protect the systemfile
microsoft manege all sysy file as hidden.

When you can see all hidden file think Ok .
If your another PC is well, after examine all the steep, do all the steep now

>start>program>accessories>system tools >system restore >set earlier date. If you have the strong virus you can not do that, then you should better to copy your data if necessary
follow step>set your hard disk in another computer .before install be ensure that .another pc is well condition.

>show hidden folder can see all system file >can open task manager>run type ms config >enter, it will be open windows>run type gpedit.msc> enter ,it will be show.>run type regedit enter ,it will be open .think your another pc run in ok condition. Then type gpedit.msc and hit >administrative templates>system>turn off auto play>select enable>click down arrow >select all drives.



Now auto run program off. you can see and delete easily all the hidden unnecessary file .auto run file. From hare you can insert the pen drive and delete unnecessary file or format.Now you can format or open your pen drive.

Hope it will help you.

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HOW TO FORMAT A WRITE PROTECT USB DRIVE?


Write Protection on any portable USB Device can be applied by the physical lock provided on the card adjuster or some times provided on the pen drives, so make sure to make your drive not write protected by moving the lock in right direction.

But even after moving the physical lock for write protection the problem can happen due to some virus action. This happens when some virus or script which applies the registry hack to make any drive write protect when connected to the computer, In that case follow the procedure below to remove write protection from your pen drive.

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

2. Navigate to the following path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies

Note: If the registry key StorageDevicePolicies key does not exist, you will need to create it

Download this batch file called add.bat from here, and double click after download the key will be automatically added to registry.

write-protection-registry

3. Double click the key WriteProtect in the right pane and set the value to 0 in the Value Data Box and press OK button

disable-write-protection

4. Exit Registry, restart your computer and then again re-connect your USB pen drive on your computer. That is it, done.

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How to format write protected pen drive


visit this website for steps:www.techsupportforum.com

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When i connect my pen drive to my pc then it gets connected but after that if i try to copy or delete or format the drive i cant because i get error as remove write protection mode and try again


HI there its a reason for virus infested system with pen drive. Your PC & pen drive both are infested by virus. That's why you are not able to deleted or copy or format that Drive. Its a trozonhouse or warm32 virus. I suggest you format the OS and install it again. After that connect the pen drive but remember do not open the pen drive. Straight way format the Pen drive first then open ok. Other wise your PC again virus infected by pen drive virus. Thanks.

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How to remove the write protection in drive on Volume/Devices/Hard disk/DC6 I need some help.. I cannot write or move files on My Kingstone 4GB Data traveler. The message notification says it is write...


This seems to be the problem of most of us these days and some of our readers who wanted to know the methods how they can remove the Write Protected error from their USB drives like Pen Drives and memory cards.


What is Write Protected error and why it happens?
In the Write Protected error, we can’t write or copy any data in our flash drives and even can’t format the drive.
There are many reasons that cause this problem, let’s see solutions of them.
Solutions:
• First of all try to locate a small switch (if any, that you may have not noticed) at some place on the drive or memory card reader. This is the prime reason for this error. If there is one, switch it to the other side to turn the protection off.
• Yes I know this problem is also occurring these days without this switch but not to worry. Just download this helpful software form here

http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Hard-Disk-Utils/HDD-Low-Level-Format-Tool.shtml

and run it to execute a “low-level format” on the drive. This software is quite handy and may take few attempts to actually remove the error.
• The problem can also be caused by some virus activity so just get it scanned by some updated good anti virus which may solve your problem.
• BUT if none of the methods listed above solves your problem then your pen drive might have gone corrupted, so just get it replaced.
Hope any of the methods listed above solves your problem.
Update 1:
After the low level format, you may need to “Partition the drive“. Dont worry, partitioning a pen drive means allocating it its File System and Cluster Size that was lost after the Low Level Format.
For that:
  1. Run diskmgmt.msc in Run.
  2. In the disk management window, select the pen drive, right click on it and click on Format.
  3. Now choose the File System and Allocation Unit Size and do not check the boxes below.


Click OK and the drive will be reusable after this.
Update 2 (Better Solution):
Follow the steps in this post and just put the value 0 (zero) in step 5.
This will surely solve your problem now.


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Nov 18, 2009 | Kingston (DTIU3/2GB) 2 GB USB Hard Drive

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My pendrive becomes write protected and it's also not formatting.


Insert your pen drive, RUN this tool AMVO-VARIANTS by keeping in any drive , then restart the system without removing pen drive from system , after reboot your pen drive be ok.

Oct 06, 2009 | Kingston Technologies 512MB DataTraveler I...

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Write protected


This seems to be the problem of most of us these days and some of our readers who wanted to know the methods how they can remove the Write Protected error from their USB drives like Pen Drives and memory cards.


What is Write Protected error and why it happens?
In the Write Protected error, we can’t write or copy any data in our flash drives and even can’t format the drive.
There are many reasons that cause this problem, let’s see solutions of them.
Solutions:
• First of all try to locate a small switch (if any, that you may have not noticed) at some place on the drive or memory card reader. This is the prime reason for this error. If there is one, switch it to the other side to turn the protection off.
• Yes I know this problem is also occurring these days without this switch but not to worry. Just download this helpful software form here

http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Hard-Disk-Utils/HDD-Low-Level-Format-Tool.shtml

and run it to execute a “low-level format” on the drive. This software is quite handy and may take few attempts to actually remove the error.
• The problem can also be caused by some virus activity so just get it scanned by some updated good anti virus which may solve your problem.
• BUT if none of the methods listed above solves your problem then your pen drive might have gone corrupted, so just get it replaced.
Hope any of the methods listed above solves your problem.
Update 1:
After the low level format, you may need to “Partition the drive“. Dont worry, partitioning a pen drive means allocating it its File System and Cluster Size that was lost after the Low Level Format.
For that:
  1. Run diskmgmt.msc in Run.
  2. In the disk management window, select the pen drive, right click on it and click on Format.
  3. Now choose the File System and Allocation Unit Size and do not check the boxes below.


Click OK and the drive will be reusable after this.
Update 2 (Better Solution):
Follow the steps in this post and just put the value 0 (zero) in step 5.
This will surely solve your problem now.


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