2/14/2014

Remove Write Protected From Pendrive and Memory Card

                 
Remove Write Protected From Pendrive and Memory Card
Remove write protection

Sometimes we want to format a pen drive and memory card but we don't able to do it. When we try to format the pen drive and memory card then we get a pop up window saying  the device is write protected. Now, I have a solution to remove the write protected and format the pen drive and memory card.

Howto?

1.  Firstly, click on start.

2. Then click on  run.

3. Then type regedit and then press enter. Now computer will ask to allow to run the program click on yes.

4. Now this process will open a registry editor.



Remove Write Protected From Pendrive and Memory Card  

5. Now go to  


 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies


6.  Now right click  on writeprotect  and then  click on   modify .


7.  Now change the value data to  0. And then click on   ok.

                                  
Remove Write Protected From Pendrive and Memory Card

Note:- If you can't find the StorageDevicePolicies, after the control folder then you have to create this folder. For create it, steps are given below,

          1. Select CONTROL folder in the left navigation pane.


        2. Then click on EDIT.   
Remove Write Protected From Pendrive and Memory Card


             3.  Now a menu will appear then  click on New  >  Key. Then type  StorageDevicePolicies  and then press Enter.


          4. Now right click in the Right pane and then click on NewDword (32-Bit) Value.

           
          5.  Now type WriteProtect and then press Enter. Now, Close the Registry Editor.
                      
Remove Write Protected From Pendrive and Memory Card

Now you have done. Go to the pen drive or memory card and try to format them.