Jump to content

Welcome to MSFN Forum
Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. This message will be removed once you have signed in.
Login to Account Create an Account


Problem with my usb flash on win7

- - - - -

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic


  • Member
  • 5 posts
  • Joined 22-October 08
Hello All,
I have windows 7 and I was able to put anything on the flash.
But once when you move anything or create a new Folder give me error.
When I open Disk Management found that the USB stick put it changed to Read Only.
And tried another USB Flash & hard disk the same thing Read Only.

What can I do!!!!

How to remove advertisement from MSFN



    The Finder

  • Developer
  • 16,047 posts
  • Joined 23-July 04
  • OS:none specified
  • Country: Country Flag

And tried another USB Flash & hard disk the same thing Read Only.

That should mean that you have some setting in your OS that prevents writing (to be 100% sure you can test those devices on another PC).

There are two main reasons for this, one is the use of this key in Registry:
there are tens or maybe hundreds of "USB protect" softwares that use the above, if this is the case, you can use info here:
to disable the key.

The other one is this particular software that implements a READ ONLY filter driver in the system:

(though there may be others that use the same approach)

Of course only you can say if you ever run the above mentioned - or some similar - software.


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users