How To Remove Write Protection From USB Or SD Card
How To Remove Write Protection From USB Or SD Card

We are going to explore 4 ways to remove write protection from your USB Or SD card. Follow the whole post to know about it.

Write protection in any media is a security in a media by which it don’t let a user edit any content in it that means we can’t delete, Also copy paste or cut any content of that media Also, our media say our USB Pendrive will not even get format.

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It will display the error message like “Disk is Write Protected” or “Remove The Write Protection or Use another USB”. These all errors are because of write protection on our Pendrive or sd cards. There are many ways to fix this but in this post, I will tell you the best methods to remove write protection 2016 without any software.

How To Remove Write Protection From Your USB Or SD Card

#1 Method: Check Device For Virus

Sometimes there is the possibility that writes protection error can be because of some viruses which can easily harm your USB device. To remove this scan your media with the best antivirus and then remove a virus from it. By this, your write protection will get easily removed.

#2 Method: Checking Write Protection Button


Many USB devices come with a write protection button. Sometimes when this button remains on the write protection error will shows on copying, pasting and deleting any file from the media device. To remove error check the button at the side of the SD card if the button is on then put it off and by this Write Protection of USB will get removed.

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#3 Method: Using Command Prompt

In this method, we will remove write protection from Pendrive using commands in Cmd. This will fully clean the write protection of the Pendrive.

Step 1. Click on Start->Cmd. Type Diskpart and press enter.

Screenshot_1Step 2. Type list disk.

Screenshot_2Step 3. Type select disk 1 and this will select your Sdcard/USB Pendrive.

Screenshot_3Step 4. Now type “attributes disk clear read-only” and press enter.

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Screenshot_4Now exit from cmd and format your Sdcard/USB Pendrive. This will remove write protection from your sd card or Pendrive.

#4 Method: Using Registry Editing

In this method, we will edit some registry values of computer as when they are overwritten by some reason our media can show error message of Write Protection

Step 1. Open Run -> type Regedit -> click on Registry Editor.

Screenshot_5Step 2. Now follow up this path in Registry Editor

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Step 3. There you will find write protection option just click on it and set its value to 0.

Screenshot_7That’s it! you are done. By this, the default value of write protection register will be changed and the write protection will permanently get removed from that media device.

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So above are the Best four methods for How To Remove Write Protection. You can examine any method from the listings and can comfortably remove write protection from the Pendrive or sd card. If any of the methods doesn’t work on the computer then try any other method from the above four and it will definitely remove the protection and you will easily format your media device and also can Cut, Copy and Paste anything in it. Don’t forget to share this post. Leave a comment below if you face any problem at any step.