everon flash disk 2 GB is write protected

By rongoei ·
My everon flash disk is write protected and therefore cannot be used completely how do i remove the write protection

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by balge In reply to everon flash disk 2 GB is ...

you did check the external write protection tab is clear, first?

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A couple of checks

by Jacky Howe In reply to everon flash disk 2 GB is ...

Check to see if the USB drive has a small switch for write protection.

Windows can write protect USB drives. Check out the registry under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies. The value 'WriteProtect' should be absent or set to '0'.

or you can copy and paste this at a command prompt to run it. Log off and back on for it to take effect.

reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies /v WriteProtect /t REG_DWORD /d 0

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