Wednesday, 24 April 2013

// // 2 comments

WriteProtect USB Flash Drive Without Any Software

WriteProtect USB Flash Drive Without Any SoftwareHii... Friends Today I am going to tell you a awesome trick through which you can WriteProtect your USB Flash Drive Without Any Software. Which means that no one else can make any changes to the contents present in USB Flash Drive on your PC. You may have got annoyed when ever in your absence somebody else made changes in your flash drive. So don't worry this trick is for all versions of Windows. This trick works only on the PC on which the setting is enabled.



Step 1 - Open Command Prompt type Regedit and hit enter .

WriteProtect USB Flash Drive Without Any Software

Step 2 - In the left hand side of the Registry Editor navigate through HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\



WriteProtect USB Flash Drive Without Any Software

Step 3 - Right Click on Control folder click on new and then click on key.Name the key as StorageDevicePolicies. Use the same name in same order.



WriteProtect USB Flash Drive Without Any Software

Step 4 - Again Right click on StorageDevicePolicies. click on new and then click on DWORD (32-BIT) VALUE.Name the string as WriteProtect.Use the same name in same order.



WriteProtect USB Flash Drive Without Any Software

Step 5 - In the right hand side double click on WriteProtect string and edit it's value from 0 to 1 And click on OK.



WriteProtect USB Flash Drive Without Any Software

That's all your work has been done ... Here is the preview of the error generated when you try to copy or do any changes to your USB.



WriteProtect USB Flash Drive Without Any Software

When ever you feel that you want to remove WriteProtection just follow the whole procedure as same but in the step 5 change the value to 0 again. Now you can once again make changes in your flash drive.


That's all Friends if you have any problem or doubt regarding to this post then please comment or mail me.

To thank me like this post. 

2 comments:

  1. This Tricks works only own pc only...
    other PC's not working...
    anyway thanks for this tips...

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Bro I have already told it in the 1st paragraph of this post :) :) Anyways ur welcome.... :)

      Delete