Here are some links to some major USB thumb drive makers: Sandisk USB Flash Drive Support Page Kingston Data USB Flash Drive Support Page Transcend USB Flash Drive Support Page PNY Also, check with the maker of your USB thumb drive to see if they have any tools to help, or advice to give. Check for any read-only status, and the result is there is no file with read-only status. 2. Reply Jeremy Lanfranco November 11, 2015 at 4:53 am The reason I want to write protect is to be able to insert my pen drive into public computers without the pen

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Click Yes when the User Access Control prompt appears, double-click on the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder, double-click on SYSTEM, and then double-click on CurrentControlSet. This will automatically be a 'quick format' (1 minute) Write protect is gone!! Also, check with the maker of your USB thumb drive to see if they have any tools to help, or advice to give. No need to the mechanic shop now.

Reply Kenneth Juergens March 25, 2016 at 12:15 pm I had two Scan Disk USB flash drives (32GB & 64GB) that were formatted in the exFAT format that kept giving me So there is a good chance that’s not the issue for you. Somewhere within the thousand range. it opens and show everything on it.

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Thanks for taking the time to put them together. Reply Masamune November 30, 2015 at 1:55 am None of the methods worked for me.