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How to Fix Write Protection Error on USB Pen Drive

Before going to start about How to Fix Write Protection Error on USB Pen Drive, We have to know about the Write Protection Error on USB Pen Drive. So lets start

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Write Protection Error on USB Pen Drive

When you try to access, your USB pen drive on the computer then you cannot access and you get an error or warning message that this is write-protected. This type of issues is known as USB write protected. See the below screenshot example of that type of error messageHow-to-Fix-Write-Protection-Error-on-USB-Pen-Drive-e-3

 

Sometimes you can open your USB pen drive and can see all the data but you cannot access the data inside your pen drive. When you try to open the data, then you will get a warning message or error message that this is write-protected and you become fail to open this data.

Sometimes you can open your USB pen drive and also can access the data inside it but you cannot delete or store any data inside it. That is when you try to delete or store any data inside it then you will get an error or warning message like write-protected and you become fail to do this. See the below screenshot example of that type of error message.How-to-Fix-Write-Protection-Error-on-USB-Pen-Drive-e-2

 

Sometimes you cannot format your USB pen drive. When you are going to format your pen drive it shows an error or warning message like write-protected and you become fail to do this. See the below screenshot example of that type of error message.

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This type of error occurs not only in USB pen drive but in SD Card also.

So don’t worry when you will get this type of error then you follow the below guides to fix your pen drive or SD card from this type of errors.

Why Write Protection Error on USB Pen Drive

Mostly this type of protection is done by the people for security purpose and that is become very difficult to access later.

Sometimes it is automatically done by the operating system and it becomes big issues to access the pen drive.

So this type of issues are not big issues, you can solve this type of issues by yourself and here I am fully guiding you to how to solve it.

So follow the full tutorial and solve this type of issues from your USB pen drive by yourself easily.

Solution

Here in this tutorial, I am going to explain to you to Fix Write Protection Error on USB Pen Drive.  By this tutorial, you can easily fix this type of errors.  Here I am going to guide you through the easiest process, which must work to fix your problem.

If you think that, your USB pen drive became useless then you are wrong! Don’t think like that and before throughout your pen drive once try and go through this tutorial then you will no need to throughout it.

To reduce the risk or mistake, you must read the full tutorial first then will go to proceeds.

If you will do any type of mistake, I am not responsible for that.

So let start the tutorial.

Tutorial

This tutorial is based on the CMD Custom Command

You can fix this type of error by using CMD command prompt. Remember, before going to start the tutorial I want to make clear that this full solution tutorial is based on CMD command prompt. So

Follow the tutorial step by step-

  • 1) Connect Your USB Pen drive with Computer:-

First of all, connect your Pen drive to the computer properly. Then follow the next step.

  • 2) Go to search box on your computer-

After Connecting the pen drive with the computer, go to your computer then go to the search box of your computer.

  • 3) Type “cmd” In The Search Box

After going to the search box on your computer type “cmd” inside the search box.

  • 4) Go To CMD Script

After typing cmd inside the search box hit on enter key to go to CMD script, then CMD script will be open as a popup window on your computer. Now the main important step will start from the next step.

“Don’t forget whenever you will type any command, be careful about the spelling mistake of that command, otherwise the command will not work”
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  • 5)  Type the Command “diskpart” and Press Enter Key-

Now type the command diskpart on the CMD script without any type of mistake, See the marked section in the below Screenshot. Now press the enter key, then you will get a new CMD script window.

  • 6) Now Type the Command “list disk” and Press The Enter Key To show The List of The Disks –

After getting the new CMD script window, inside it type the command list desk (single space between the two words) without any type of mistake. See the marked section no 1 in the below screenshot. You must type as exact in the below screenshot of marked section no 1. Then press the enter key.

  • 7) Now Type the Command “select disk 0/1/2 etc” and Press The Enter Key To select Your Pen drive-

After pressing the enter key, you will get all the Storage Drive which are connected to your computer as disk name as disk 0, disk 1, disk 2, disk 3…….etc. See the marked section no 2 in the below screenshot, it will be exactly as in the screenshot.

Now you need to identify by seeing the storage size, which disk is your connected pen drive.

Here for me, in the screenshot

Disk 0 = My Hard Disk

Disk 1 = My Connected Pen drive

But for you, you need to identify same as me.

Now type the command “select disk 1” (single space between all the three words) to select the pen drive, see in the marked section no 3 in the below screenshot. This command is for me because my pen drive storage name is disk 1, thus I type the command select disk 1(single space between all the three words). For you, just change the disk storage name like instead of disk 1 it may be disk 0, disk 1, disk 2…..etc. It will depend on your pen drive storage name. Now press the enter key to complete the selection of your connected pen drive.

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  • 8) Now Type the Command “attribute disk clear readonly” and Press The Enter Key To Make The Pen Drive Read Only-

After selecting the pen drive, now type the command “attribute disk clear readonly” and press the enter key to remove the protection from the pen drive. See the marked section no 4 in the above screenshot.

  • 9) Now Type the Command “clean” and Press The Enter Key To clean the Pen drive-

After selecting the pen drive, now type the command ‘clean’ and press the enter key to clean the pen drive. See the marked section no 5 in the above screenshot.

  • 10) Now Type the Command “create partition primary” and Press the Enter Key To Create a Brand New partition-

After converting into MBR format, now type the command “create partition primary” (single space between all the three words) and press the enter key to create a brand new partition. See the marked section no 6 in the above screenshot.

  • 11) Now Type the Command “format fs=fat32 quick” and Press The Enter Key to format the Pan drive or SD Card-

After creating the brand new partition, now type the command “format fs=fat32 quick” and press the enter key to quick format the pen drive. See the marked section no 7 in the above screenshot.

  • 12)  Type the Command “exit” and Press The Enter Key To Exit From The Entire Process-

Now all the process of fixing is completed. Now type the command exit to close the CMD script and exit from the fixing process. See the marked section no 8 in the above screenshot.

Now your problem is fixed permanently

Enjoy.

If any type of difficulties or queries you have then directly comment on the below comment box and I am always live active to solve your problems.

Thanks by NUR BAHAR LASKAR

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Nur Bahar Laskar is the owner of fixingexpert.com and writer on various technology solution like mobile and computer etc. He is a B.Tech in Computer Science and engineering student.

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