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How do i remove write protection from my kingston datatraveler G2 2GB? thank you for your assistance

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Click start control panel administrive tools computer management disk management right click on your drive select properties then security select take full control in windows 7


USB drives can be write-protected by modifying the StoreageDevicePolicies Registry key and WriteProtect Registry value.
click Start>run>regedit to open Registry Editor. and press control+F to open the find dialogue box and type "usb device" or "driverdesc" to open usb mass storage device or type "usb mass storage device" in the search windows. And right click on it and delete. This will set the policy value to 0. then insert your usb device. It will work fine.
# Remember: do not delete any unknow files in the registry as this will make some programes not work as usual.

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If you are running a Windows XP OS then you might be able to:

- click start right click on my computer select open
- Right click the icon of your Flash Drive (It should be F:/ or something)
- Click Properties in the menu that comes up
- Click the Sharing tab
- Click permissions
- And finally, click Allow next to Full Control.



hope this helps
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I have a kingston datatraveler 2 gb pen drive.it does not work properly.while insert it ,it shows"you need to format the drive: before use it" do you format it? while format it it shows the following satus: capacity:-191 MB, File System :-FAt ( Default), Allocation Unit in size:-4096 bytes and while start format : it gives a message : the drive is write protected: Why the capacity not showing 2 GB & how could I format it as well as use it properly?

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USB drives can be write-protected by modifying the StoreageDevicePolicies Registry key and WriteProtect Registry value.
click Start>run>regedit to open Registry Editor. and press control+F to open the find dialogue box and type "usb device" or "driverdesc" to open usb mass storage device or type "usb mass storage device" in the search windows. And right click on it and delete. This will set the policy value to 0. then insert your usb device. It will work fine.
# Remember: do not delete any unknow files in the registry as this will make some programes not work as usual.

also
If you are running a Windows XP OS then you might be able to:
- click start right click on my computer select open
- Right click the icon of your Flash Drive (It should be F:/ or something)
- Click Properties in the menu that comes up
- Click the Sharing tab
- Click permissions
- And finally, click Allow next to Full Control.
hope this helps


Posted on Jul 15, 2011

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Is there any security or write protection feature available for this DataTraveler? Unfortunately this unit does not have any security or write protection feature. If you receive a write protection message with this drive, check for the following:

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  2. Make sure you have not enabled write protection on the drive by using a third party software.
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  • Navigate to the following path:

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  • Double click the key WriteProtect in the right pane and set the value to 0
  • In the Data Value Box, press OK button
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