USB Drive Safety Remove Problem

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When I ejected the USB flash drive on computer it  did not properly respond to commands, while commands to Safety Remove a new window pops up that reads "write protected-cannot remove USB drive". How to resolve this?

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USB Drive Safety Remove Problem


Remove your usb from your pc and try to look if there is a switch then unlock it. Then insert again the usb and if still having the same problem, try inserting your usb to any other computer. If still you are having the same problem. you may need to copy all the files on your drive or to other usb. Then reformat it. The write protection will be gone.  If still you are having the same problem, try these steps below. 


– Click Start, then type regedit.exe and press enter
– Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrrentControlSetControlStorageDevicePolicies
– then search for "WriteProtect"
– If there is a value, change it to 0
– Change and repeat the value for all
– Change all the value = 0



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