Windows 10: Write protection

Discus and support Write protection in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; So i logged on my computer today only to find that all my folders and files have a blank paper attached to their icons, and windows has enabled write... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Cerawy, Mar 6, 2019.

  1. Cerawy Win User

    Write protection


    So i logged on my computer today only to find that all my folders and files have a blank paper attached to their icons, and windows has enabled write protection on all my folders so i cant save important settings. Any way to fix this?

    :)
     
    Cerawy, Mar 6, 2019
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  2. Fernandz Win User

    How To Format A Write Protected Flash Memory ?

    ¿You already tried this one?...

    Run CMD


    1. diskpart
    2. list disk

    Then in the 3º step, put the correct number of disk in the list for the usb flash (if it's listed in disk 3, then you'll have to write select disk 3).

    2. select disk #
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    with that commands you will format the flash drive in fat32, if you have a large drive you can select also "format fs=ntfs" in step 7.

    good luck!
     
    Fernandz, Mar 6, 2019
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  3. freebird_9924, Mar 6, 2019
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  4. Write protection

    Write Protection.

    Hello everyone,

    I am having a SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8 GB Pen Drive. It worked nicely for 2 years and then it suddenly shows the error message when I try to format the drive: The disk is Write Protected. I tries several ways:

    • Registry editor (StorageDevicePolicies)
    • Command Prompt
    • Different tools etc.
    I couldn't remove the write protection. Please help me on this topic.

    Regards,

    Anik.
     
    Anik Ghosh, Mar 6, 2019
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