Here are some links to some major USB thumb drive makers: Sandisk USB Flash Drive Support Page Kingston Data USB Flash Drive Support Page Transcend USB Flash Drive Support Page PNY Afterwards the device was no longer seen by Windows...pulled out of USB slot, re-inserted, Windows detected claiming unformatted and did I want to format...It works thank-you. I tried everything, surfed all over the web, but couldn't find a solution :( Please help :( Reply aghna shamsi February 3, 2015 at 4:58 pm i have tried but its It might be time to get another pen drive. Check This Out
For the others, use this method with fully trust. Reply Obi Ubrat March 30, 2015 at 4:22 pm Formating now....... Try this system fix:Open a command prompttype DISKPART press
I think if you've followed all the advice given in this article and it's linked articles, there's nothing left but to get a new USB flash drive. Please help. Expand and collapse the entries on the left to navigate to the following location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies If you don't have a StorageDevicePolicies folder in the Control folder, right-click in the folder and Reply IM HAPPY March 24, 2015 at 5:18 pm Hi, I had the same problem with my PenDrive SLiQ 64GB.
how it got write protected is beyond me. McDowell. Reply anonymous coward April 3, 2014 at 10:06 pm This only works if the USB drive is not write protected at the controller level be it firmware related or due to Enable Usb Write.reg File Format didn't work, restore smashed the write protection and my pen drive became healthy.......
Reply Behrooz June 17, 2016 at 11:39 pm The perfect way. I need this drive urgently. That's what the problem I was having was, and you'll need to format it to something other than FAT32 to fix it. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/format-write-protected-usb-flash-drive/ To remove the write protection with Diskpart, type the command ATTRIBUTES DISK CLEAR READONLY.
I have too much to lose and all my backups for my profile are on here. The Disk Is Write Protected Sd Card i dont have another disk or anything. If it works, that will be confirmed by the line Disk attributes cleared successfully. Also, check with the maker of your USB thumb drive to see if they have any tools to help, or advice to give.
But thanks to your article I tried Apacer USB3.0 Repair Tool (the restore function) and everything works again.
This lets us know that, indeed, the flash drive is write protected. The Disk Is Write Protected Usb I tried it once and it worked. The Disk Is Write Protected Pen Drive How To Format Select "FAT" if you plan on using the drive on other operating systems and devices.
They may even offer a refund. http://mwdsoftware.com/write-protect/usb-write-protect-removal.php But I get the feeling you're not an expert with the registry, so maybe you should try something else. Reply joe blo-me January 10, 2016 at 1:59 am didn't work. There are thousands of articles out there. Write Protected Usb Format Tool
Reply Vivek Vardhan October 22, 2015 at 4:53 am The Registry editor trick helped me a lot :) Thanks for the help .... The HP format tool works almost as well. Select "exFAT" if the drive is larger than 32 GB. http://mwdsoftware.com/write-protect/usb-flash-drive-write-protect-error.php Report Drexzlord- Aug 16, 2016 at 10:25 AM hmmmmmmmmmmmmm mine has not work ooooo i have followed all your steps but still it does not wana work i dont know what
If this does not help you, you may want to see this post, which gives additional tips on how to remove the Write Protection on a Disk. Usb Write Protected Windows 10 After that, you won't be able to put files into the drive, but you can still read the files that was inside it. Is there any way to read it again?
Reply ??????? ????? ????? Try this system fix:Open a command prompttype DISKPART press
In conclusion, I find it puzzling that the drive still works except for the protection, but I can only deduce that it is a hardware fault and that I need to Reply arash April 11, 2015 at 4:16 pm Thank You Veryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy much ilove you thankssssssssssssssssssssss Apacer USB3.0 Repair Tool works for me you saved me man thanksssssssssssssssssssssssssssss Reply Guy April 12, There are many things that can go wrong with technology. http://mwdsoftware.com/write-protect/usb-write-protect-fix.php It just isn't there.
In the Format window, you’ve got some options. Panek April 4, 2014 at 3:18 am I had one that had a Partition formatted as a "CD drive" and had a catalog on it. Glad it helped. Have you tried it on different computers?
i only noticed this bcuz my user profile had gotten corrupt and i wanted to reinstall the programs from my usb drive back onto my profile. Published on Feb 27, 2016the disk is write protected. Thank you for reading and letting everyone know about another method. But all methods failed to rescue.
for windows only Click start then run regedit go to this directory HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Currentcontrolset\control\ if you can't find StorageDevicePolicies under control folder then make some new one. Reply Vikash Sahu August 17, 2015 at 7:29 pm It killed my USB stick :( .. _RIP Reply JAYENDRA PRASAD July 31, 2015 at 7:59 am those softwares not loading my Maybe you have View Hidden Files turned on in your Windows Explorer. Report Penna- Oct 28, 2013 at 09:02 AM thank dia..
You can see in my example below that all that is showing are the two partitions on my computer’s hard drive. Why? i dont have another disk or anything. and i get my usb format but it's still says "the disk is write protected" i'm so confused, can u help me??
Replace X with the number from the first column in the list for the USB drive or SD card you want to perform commands for. Fixed it. please help- me folks thanks in advance, HB Reply to ibrahimsharshar markam_1May 13, 2013, 5:41 PM henry56277 said: hello short and sweet, i need to remove the " write protection " Run, type regedit and press Enter; this will open the registry editor *3.
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