Usb Write Protected Remove Software

Posted By admin On 12/01/22

Hi Babur,

Thank you for contacting Microsoft community. We will be glad to assist you with your concern.

As per the description, you want to remove the USB write protection in Windows 7 and I’ll be glad to assist you with the issue. I appreciate your efforts to resolve the issue.

The below methods should take care of the issue:

Instead they substitute it by using software or a tool. You can just read the manual that comes with your pen drive to get acquainted with all the necessary details or ways to unlock the write protection or you can also rely on some software/tools to remove write protection.

Usb Write Protected Remove Software

Method 1: You may check the properties of flash drive and uncheck the read only option and check if it works.

Method 2: Please confirm whether you followed the below steps in registry:

Usb Write Protected Remove Software Windows 10

a.Press Windows key + R on the keyboard

b.Enter 'regedit' into the dialogue box, then click 'OK' to open Registry Editor.

c.Navigate to the following path:


d.Right-click 'WriteProtect,' located on the right-hand pane. Select 'Modify.'

e.Change the digit in the DWORD value box to '0'. Click 'OK.' Exit Registry Editor. Remove the flash drive from your PC.

f.Restart your computer to save your changes. Reinsert the drive after your Operating System has finished booting.

Important: this section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Usb flash drive write protected removal software

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How to back up and restore the registry in Windows.

Method 3: Run SFC scan in the computer

Use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows

Method 4:Let’s run a virus scan:

Microsoft Safety Scanner

Note: Any data files that are infected may only be cleaned by deleting the file entirely, which means there is a potential for data loss.

For more information contact IBM support:

Usb Write Protect Tool

Please let me know the status of the issue. I will be glad to provide you with the additional options available that you can utilize to get the issue resolved in Microsoft Windows.