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How to format USB with write protected?

Discussion in 'Drivers, Hardware' started by gud, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. Nagtry po kasi ako magformat ng USB kaso ayaw maformat, write protected daw.
  2. derx

    derx El Vampiro Staff Member Moderator

    Steps For Windows: (Credits to Romz) :D

    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. 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

    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

    After that, you're done!
    You can view your USB again. (y)
  3. nabasa ko lang to

    1. Open the Registry Editor (Open the “Run” dialog box, type regedit and hit “Enter”).

    2. Navigate to the following Registry key:

    3. Now right-click on Control, and click on New>Key

    4.Now rename this new key to StorageDevicePolicies..

    5 Now right-click on StorageDevicePolicies and create a New>DWORD (32-bit) Value

    6 Now rename this value to WriteProtect

    7 Double-click on WriteProtect and set the Value data to 1.

    To revert and remove the write-protection, all you need to do is just change the value data for write-protect (Step-5) from 1 back to 0. Now write access to all the USB devices is re-enabled.
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