How to protect your USB Drive from accidental erasures or any changes. In this Tutorial will help you to write protect your data/files on a USB Drive.
Important Things You Need:
Click the Start Button > In The Search Box just type “regedit” then launch the registry editor.
Once the registry editor launched, go to the following registry key :
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control
Then find the key named StorageDevicePolicy.
Once you find this key please skip STEP 3 and GO TO STEP 4.
If the key is not in the directory, you will need to create the key. Just Follow the steps below.
In Control, just right click and select NEW > KEY > DWORD > WriteProtect.
Open the key.
The values below are allowed to use this entry.
0 – This will allow the write processes on USB flash drives
1 – This will block the write processes on USB Flash drives
Restart to take effect.