Wednesday, December 18, 2013


How To Remove the Problem "Write Protected" in USB Drive

If your usb is write protected then you cannot copy data to the USB disk storage, nor able to read any files and documents from the USB drive.So if you want to Remove this write protected in your usb drive then you just follow this instruction. Then you can easily change disable your write protected.

If you want to format your pen drive then it will showing error..

Procedure to Resolve this Problem.

  • Click Start Button and Search regedit and then click.
         Or Click Start and Find RUN and then type regedit and click Ok.
  • Go to this directory HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Currentcontrolset\control\ 
Note:-      If you can't find StorageDevicePolicies under control folder Then make some new one. \

Follow this steps:

Step 1: 
Go to this directory HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Currentcontrolset\control\ 
again and right click control folder 

Step 2: 
Select new, then click key and rename the new key #1 folder into StorageDevicePolicies 

Step 3: 
Right click StorageDevicePolicies folder and select new DWORD(32-bit) Value for 32-bit Operating System and select new DWORD(64-bit) Value for 64-bit Operating System .

Step 4: 
Rename dword newer folder into WriteProtect, then double click WriteProtect and change the value data into 0 with hexadecimal base, Then close regedit .

Step 5: 
Open my computer and refresh it 5 times without do anything to your usb, and properly eject your flash drive 

Step 6: 
Plug in your usb again into your computer and format it using exfat instead of fat32 

Now, you can use your flash drive again....
So now write protected in your usb is removed..
If you like this post then comment me ...Or for more update Like my Facebook Fan Page

I am a Part Time Blogger. By Education i am a Computer Engineer, who Loves Technology, Software, Programming, Tips and Tricks, Social Media. You can Follow me on Facebook| Twitter | Linked In To stay tuned with the topics you love to read from me.

Become Our Fan on Social Sites!


  1. this is not working

  2. Thank you very much is working for me and i think it will work for all the person........keep continuing for writing this types of article....


If you have any doubt kindly let me know