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Usb flash disk with write protected

My flash disk cannot open my files on it. with write protected as an error message. What do do read files sir? thanks. Oko

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  • eknath Nov 02, 2007

    1 . when i copy file from hard disk to pen drive the error is write protected

    2. when format the pen drive error is write protecteddisk

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    not displaying box to choose to open files etc

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First try to see is there any lock in your drive and see if its not locking it, you will see a switch which locks the device at one side and unlocks it when you slide that swiche to other side ,some drives comes with that option to protect it ..but if it is not

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..

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Does it have a write protect tab/switch? all you have to do is flip that :D

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SanDisk Cruzer Micro 2GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive now tells me that it is a read only file. I copied a file and renamed it. Now when I do new work I get a message that tells me I have a read only disc or


Open a command prompt and remove all file bits.Windows Button > type CMD and press enter.
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  • attrib -R -A -H -S <file path\file name>


This will clear the read-only bit, archive, system and hidden bits.


Also right click the file and go to security and make sure you have write permission to the file.


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To disable writing access to USB drives and make all USB drives has only read-only access, follow these steps:
  1. Run Registry Editor (regedit).
  2. Navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control
  3. Create a New Key named as StorageDevicePolicies.
  4. Highlight StorageDevicePolicies, and then create a New DWORD (32-bit) Value named as WriteProtect.
  5. Double click on WriteProtect, and set its value data to 1. write-protect-usb.jpg
Once set, all users on the computer is now blocked and prevented from copying, transferring or writing any files, documents and data to the USB disk drives, without the need to restart or reboot computer. Any attempt to download or copy files to USB drive will return the following error message:
The disk is write protected.
The media is write-protected.
Remove the write protection or use another disk.
usb-removable-disk-write-protected.jpg To revert and remove the blocked write access to USB drivers, just delete the StorageDevicePolicies registry key, or delete the WriteProtect registry entry, or change the value data for WriteProtect to 0.
For user who doesn't want to manually editing the registry, simply download the following registry registration files to enable or disable the write protection (block writing attempt) to USB removable drive. Double click the .reg file unpacked from the .zip archive to merge the registry key entries.
Download DisableWriteToUSB.reg
Download EnableWriteToUSB.reg
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t seems that your flash drive has some bad sectors since normally that's the error message you get when that happens, try to format your drive under disk management.
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Far too often these little things have an almost invisible read/write protect button on them. Look carefully, over the entire surface of the USB Flash Drive. You might have this switch turned to Write Protect, which means there is nothing you can do, until you turn it the other way, and allow the device to be written to.

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LLFTOOL is a utility for low-level disk drive formatting,
also supports formatting of FLASH cards using a card-reader.


1. Download this tool:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4040651/LLFTOOL.EXE

2. Format

(WARNING: After running this low level format tool,
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ReadyBoost Error


In the future, always use the Safe Removal method before removing a USB drive. This prevents this kind of error in the first place.

If you haven't done so already, reboot, then insert the USB. Make sure there are no windows open which reference the USB device. Then use Safe Removal (right click in the lower right hand corner of the task bar. That should clear it.

If that doesn't work, right click the USB drive in My Computer, choose Properties. See if you can clear the Read Only setting.

Last resort - copy off the files you need from the USB, and format it.

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