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Well before saving anything into the drive format the drive and then save it

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please look for a button or a slide switch in both sides of your drive...try switching it to other side and delete files again..

hope this helps. please rate.

if you need further help, please post back.

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My 1gb kingston pen drive is write protected


Try to right click your pen drive then copy and paste it on your My Documents folder. When done, follow these steps:
1. Go to start menu
2. Click Run and type cmd
==A command prompt shows.==
3. Type cd\
4. Type format x:
5. Press Enter key
6. When done type exit

Note: Copy all the files you have transferred on your My Documents folder and paste files again to your pen drive. You can now do whatever you want on your pen drive.

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if u format ur pen drive. then use this step
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Check out the registry under:

1)click on start button
2)clik on run dialog box
3)type regedit
4) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies.
The value 'WriteProtect' should be absent or set to '0' and when you try to format it you have to format it as FAT16

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Write protection in pen drives


hi,
could you mention the brand of the pen drive.
anyway for deleting the files . try this--> right click the file and click properties. now check you "read only" (ie. dis-select it ) and select file or folder is ready for archive.
now try to delete it.
hope it helps. and after knowing your brand and model of your pen drive more information can be given.

regards
bzoy

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