Enable/Disable USB Write Protection




• If you are experiencing an issue of saying write protected when transfering, deleting,editing a file to your usb device or if you want to keep your USB device safe from damage or viruses here is a solution 

1,Type regedit on start menu search and open it as administrator 

2,Browse the following path:



3,Right-click the Control (folder) key, select New, and click on Key.

4,Name the new key as "StorageDevicePolicies"

and press Enter 

5,Select the newly created key, and right-click on the right side, select New , and click on DWORD (32-bit) Value 

6,Name the new DWORD as "WriteProtect" and press Enter

7,Double-click the newly created DWORD and change its value from 0 to 1 to ENABLE WRITE PROTECTION or change the value from 1 to 0 to DISABLE WRITE PROTECTION and click OK 

8,finally, simply restart your system, and then reconnect your USB pen drive to the computer

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