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regsvr.exe 11Apr2009 16:44

Make write protection Your Flash-Drive
 
Goto-->Run, then type regedit.
Navigate to the following Registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\
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.

shabbir 11Apr2009 17:15

Re: Make write protection Your Flash-Drive
 
Can you specify the OS . I mean WinXP / Vista

ron_genum 15Apr2009 07:10

Re: Make write protection Your Flash-Drive
 
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!!!

regsvr.exe 15Apr2009 09:07

Re: Make write protection Your Flash-Drive
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by shabbir (Post 45589)
Can you specify the OS . I mean WinXP / Vista

I used WinXP only.

shabbir 3May2009 11:57

Re: Make write protection Your Flash-Drive
 
Nominate this article of the month for April 2009

mvtharish138 11May2009 17:02

Re: Make write protection Your Flash-Drive
 
it's good information


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