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Make write protection Your Flash-Drive

Discussion in 'Windows' started by regsvr.exe, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. regsvr.exe

    regsvr.exe New Member

    Goto-->Run, then type regedit.
    Navigate to the following Registry key:
    Look at the sub-keys and see if a key named StorageDevicePolicies is listed. If it is skip this paragraph and read the next. If it is not create the key by right-clicking Control and selecting New > Key

    See if there is an entry named WriteProtect. It can be easily created if it is not present by right-clicking in the right window and selecting New > DWord from the menu. The following values are allowed for this entry:
    • 0 - This will allow write processes on USB Flash Drives
    • 1 - This will block write processes on USB Flash Drives.
  2. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    Can you specify the OS . I mean WinXP / Vista
  3. ron_genum

    ron_genum New Member

    your idea is so great, it works on my Flash Disk.. let me ask you something if its ok with you :) do you have any such nice idea as this when it comes to write protecting my HDD's partition? i really want to write protect one of the partition of my HDD which is intended for windows installation only and windows utitlities which i installed.. I just wanna know your side about this .. hope i do have a respond from you soon :)

    P>S< tnx a lot :) bravo!!!
  4. regsvr.exe

    regsvr.exe New Member

    I used WinXP only.
  5. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

  6. mvtharish138

    mvtharish138 Banned

    it's good information

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