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Write protection error in usb drive

When i attach any usb to my system it show problem write protected. so any one can help me.

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Any USB Device?
Put in device
Rt Click My Computer,Manage, Devices
Hilight the device
Hit DEL key
Ans YES
Pull/Unplug that device
repeat for all others
when all have been deleted and are no longer in the machine, reboot it
Reinstall last Service Pack
Reboot
Fixed!

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Follow the steps to remove the write protection from the pen drive:
1. Open the Windows Registry Error by pressing a shortcut Windows-r
2. Type regedit into the form and press the return key on the keyboard.
3. Navigate to the following Registry key:
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I have 4gb kingston USB but it could not format. when i format it it show a massege " write protection error". please help me to format my USB. may u live long. Ch. Bashir Ahmad


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 from 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.

If you do low level format, you may have to do a normal formatting after that. Just right click on the pen drive and select format. In the next screen accept the existing settings and click ok.

If these solutions doesn't work you have to edit registry settings. Find "StorageDevicePolicies" in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\. There may be a DWORD "Write Protect. Set the value to "0". This ahould work.

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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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