Steps to Write Protect your USB Pen Drive

It was yesterday when I got some data transferred in my pen drive at my College that made me think that I need to Write Protect my pen drive. I just put the drive in a system for about 10 seconds and there were about 7 different types of viruses in my Pen Drive (really college systems sucks). It is so irritating to always scan the drive to remove the viruses that also consumes our important time. So I got something to share with you guys “How you can Write Protect your Pen Drive” or “How you can prevent your pen drive from getting infected”.

Things to note before doing this:

•    As the trick will write protect your pen drive, you will not be able to transfer anymore data until you disable it again (works best if you only wish to copy or read something from the drive).

•    If you are not good at editing registry then backup yours (read this).

•    You need Admin rights to work upon the Registry Editor. Continue reading “Steps to Write Protect your USB Pen Drive”

Solution to remove Write Protection from USB Pen Drive

This seems to be the problem of most of us these days and some of our readers who wanted to know the methods how they can remove the Write Protected error from their USB drives like Pen Drives and memory cards.

What is Write Protected error and why it happens?

In the Write Protected error, we can’t write or copy any data in our flash drives and even can’t format the drive.

There are many reasons that cause this problem, let’s see solutions of them. Continue reading “Solution to remove Write Protection from USB Pen Drive”