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Remove write protection

I have 8 GB flash drive, i am not able to remove the write protection from it! plz help

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Here is the Solution.

- Start > Run > type ‘regedit’ (without the speachmarks) > Enter
- Single-click on ‘My Computer’ > File > Export > save it to the Desktop (Always best to have a backup!!)
- Go to the following:
My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDeviceP olicies
*There seems to be some spaces here in 'StorageDevicePolicies' in the text above, there shouldn't be, OK*
- Double click on the string ‘WriteProtect’ and change the ‘Value Data’ box to ‘0’
- Then: File > Export > save somewhere useful as something like ‘StorageDevicePolicies001.reg’
- You also need to do this for the strings in any folders called ‘ControlSet***’ (* = any Digit, i.e. 001, 002) – for example: Everything is the same, just change ‘CurrentControlSet’ to ‘ControlSet***’
My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\StorageDevicePolic ies
*There seems to be some spaces here in 'StorageDevicePolicies' in the text above, there shouldn't be, OK*
- Save these to the same place as before as ‘StorageDevicePolicies00*’

The saves are in case it reverts at a later date, just double click (saying ‘yes’ to importing these to the registry) on all of the files and it will all work again!

Posted on May 12, 2009

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Here is the Solution. - Start > Run > type ?regedit? (without the speachmarks) > Enter - Single-click on ?My Computer? > File > Export > save it to the Desktop (Always best to have a backup!!) - Go to the following: My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDeviceP olicies *There seems to be some spaces here in 'StorageDevicePolicies' in the text above, there shouldn't be, OK* - Double click on the string ?WriteProtect? and change the ?Value Data? box to ?0? - Then: File > Export > save somewhere useful as something like ?StorageDevicePolicies001.reg? - You also need to do this for the strings in any folders called ?ControlSet***? (* = any Digit, i.e. 001, 002) ? for example: Everything is the same, just change ?CurrentControlSet? to ?ControlSet***? My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\StorageDevicePolic ies *There seems to be some spaces here in 'StorageDevicePolicies' in the text above, there shouldn't be, OK* - Save these to the same place as before as ?StorageDevicePolicies00*? The saves are in case it reverts at a later date, just double click (saying ?yes? to importing these to the registry) on all of the files and it will all work again!

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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