Unable To format Kingston Pendrive ?

What you do when you are not able to format your Kingston Pendrive or other pen drives or it shows "The disk is write protected" error? Try this simple trick to format your Pendrive.


1.Check out if the USB drive has a small swich for write protection. If its there try toggling the switch.

2. Windows can all write protect flash drives. Check out this registry path,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies.

You may find a key here on the right side by the name 'WriteProtect'. If it's not there this would not be the cause of problem. If it's there, make sure that the value is 0.

or

Use this utility.

http://www.apacer.com/en/support/downloads/Repair_v2.9.1.1.z­ip


It is very good. You may have to use it 2-3 times. Each time safely remove pen drive. Again start utility exe file.

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