Can’t Format Your Pendrive. Display Message About “Write Protected USB”. Then Follow these Steps To Format Your Pendrive Without any Error.

Format Write Protected Pendrive is Not Easy. Sometimes The Pendrive is Write Protected and We Don’t Know how to format it. When we Do format is Display message “The Pendrive is Write Protected”.

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    But, Here is The Trick That Help You to Fix Your Problem. And You can easily Format Your Write Protected Pendrive (USB).

    And If You don’t Know How To Make Bootable USB (Pendrive).

    So, Let’s Started.

    Remove Write Protection

    Yes, First You need To Remove A Write Protection of Pendrive then You can Format it. 

    Step 1 – Click Win + R Button Then it shows a box. Write a Regedit and hit Enter.

    Step 2 – Now You Show The Box. In Sidebar there is Some Files. Now, Goto the File Path That Shown Below.

    Computer > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control > StorageDevicePolicies

    Note:- if The StorageDevicePolicies option is not in that then right click on the “Control” folder and select option “New > Key”. and enter the name “StorageDevicePolicies”.

    Now, Right click on the StorageDevicePolicies and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

    Change The name to WriteProtect.

    Step 3 – Now, You can see the Other Side the WriteProtect file. Double click on that.

    Step 4 – change The value data to 0. And base to “Hexadecimal”.

    Step 5 – Now, Restart The Laptop or Pc.

    Done. Now, You successfully Change the Write Protection Option. But, You can not format the pendrive. You need to Follow these steps to format it. 

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    Method 1: Format & Remove write Protection Using CMD 

    So, in This Method i show You how You can Format The Write Protected Pendrive using only CMD. 

    Step 1 – Open CMD by clicking Win + R and type CMD and click Enter.

    Step 2 – Now, Type the command diskpart. Now you in the Diskpart cmd.

    Step 3 – write command list disk. It will display the List of Disks.

    Step 4 – Write select disk 2. In This case i want To format the Disk 2. So, i will write disk 2.

    Step 5 – Write ATTRIBUTES DISK CLEAR READONLY. It will clear the Read-only option. 

    Step 6 – Now, You can Format Your Pendrive by right clicking on the Pendrive and select the option Format.

    Hurry, Now, You successfully Format your Write Protected Pendrive. 

    If Your Pendrive is Not Format then Please Follow The Other Method.

    Method 2: Format using EaseUS Tool

    EaseUS Tool is a Tool that Let You Manage Your Device Storage And Much More. EaseUS has Simple interface to Format and manage Your Hard disks. 

    EaseUS is for Non-Programmer guy Who Don’t Know How To Manage Hard Disk space and Create Partition of That.

    So, Let’s Start.

    Step 1 – install and Open The Software called EaseUS Partition Master. You can download it by  Click Here.

    Step 2 – Now, Select Your Drive. You can identify the Pendrive using Drive Letter.

    In This case My Drive Letter is A.

    Step 3 – Now, Right click on That Disk You want to format and Select Format option.

    Step 4 – Now, You start Format By Click on the Top left Corner option called “Execute Operation”.

    Step 5 – It will take Some Time But, Your Pendrive is format.


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    George Hickson

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