Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: write protected pen drive


18 Jul 2012   #1

window 7 32 bit
 
 
write protected pen drive

i have a 4gb pen drive which is not formatted it shows that "this disk is write protected "
can anyone help me to format this disk.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

18 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

give this a shot:

1. click Start.

2. type in diskpart

3. wait for the black screen to apear, and type in "list disk"

4. find out which disk is your pen drive then type "select disk (pen drive number)"

5. type format.

try that and post results

Thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #3

window 7 32 bit
 
 

it is a scandisk 4gb pen drive.and when i try to format it a msg "this disk is write protected" is appeared.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


18 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

And you did the steps above?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #5

window 7 32 bit
 
 

there are no effect on disk same problem is placed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Try this:

a) Right-click on external hard drive and select properties in the explorer windows.
b) In the properties window, select the security tab.
c) Select the ‘user’ under user name and click on ‘Edit’.
d) In here you can ‘Allow’ or ‘Deny’ accessibility permission.

From: I need to remove write protection on a 4Gb SanDisk Cruzer Edge usb and - Microsoft Answers
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #7

window 7 32 bit
 
 

no security tab is appear.
appeared tab is "general,tool,hardware,sharing,customize"
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Is there a software that came with the disk?

Take that back, read some more and found this:

1. Open Start Menu
2. Run, type regedit and press Enter; this will open the registry editor
3. Navigate to the following path:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies
4. Double click the key WriteProtect in the right pane and set the value to 0 In the Value Data Box. Press OK
5. Exit Registry
6. Restart your computer and re-connect your USB pen drive on your computer.

Source: http://en.kioskea.net/faq/6984-remov...-from-pendrive
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #9

window 7 32 bit
 
 

no there are no software
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Did you try those steps?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 write protected pen drive




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: write protected pen drive
Thread Forum
Flash drive WRITE PROTECTED,, not able to format General Discussion
Write protected folder - USB Disk Drive General Discussion
Solved USB drive is write protected. Hardware & Devices
Solved Write protected USB drive (hardware protection) Hardware & Devices
Any Hard Drive is Write-Protected Hardware & Devices
thumb drive is write-protected Hardware & Devices
write protected external sata drive Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:13 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33