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I have problem with my pendrive

My pendrive is write protected.

how can i remove write protection

plz give me solution


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See sir i have same problem with write protected and its not allowing to format and i even try to login in transcend site and try to repair it but it did,nt work and even i also tryed to solve with mformat i tried this tree to four time but it's same result didn't work please try out to help me sir

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First try to see is there any lock in your usb pen drive and see if its not locking the pen drive, because some pen drives comes with that option to protect usb .it looks like slide switch .for one end it will lock the media and when you switch to other side you have the full access
but if that's not the reason it might be the problem with registry

Use the Registry Hack to Disable Writing to USB Drives
Here is the link .just download the zip folder and after opening the folder you will find a file just double click on it..

http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/DisableUSBWrite.zip

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