Here comes the stepwise guide on how to format HPhường USB with the HPhường USB Disk Storage Format Tool. Besides, you can learn what lớn vì when meet the write protected error.
Step 5. You can set a volume label if necessary. Tick “Quichồng Format” và clichồng Start to lớn format the USB flash drive sầu.
What lớn do: HP.. USB Disk Storage Format Tool write protected?
From above tutorial, we can know that it is easy lớn format USB drives via HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool Portable. However, some users report they often meet the disk write-protected error during the formatting process like the below one:
“Try lớn format my HPhường. USB drive with HP.. USB Disk Storage Format Tool. Start it & select my HP USB drive sầu, choose FAT32 file system và tiông chồng Quiông xã Format. Finally, cliông chồng Start only to lớn get a prompting window saying: Device truyền thông media is write-protected. Why this issue occurs và how to lớn fix it?”
In this case, you need to lớn remove write protection from the USB drive sầu. To bởi so, there are several methods you can try.
Method 1. Cheông chồng the loông xã switch
Some portable drives have a lochồng switch used khổng lồ protect the drive in transit. Insert the USB in your computer khổng lồ see if you can save new files to the drive sầu or edit any existing files inside the drive sầu. If you cannot và receive sầu a notification telling you vày not have sầu permission khổng lồ the access, the drive is locked.
Then you can check the USB drive sầu for a switch. Push the switch to lớn the opposite position & try again. In most cases, this simple switch will unlock the drive & make it available for normal use.
Method 2. Clear write protection via CMD
If your USB flash drive sầu is set to lớn read only mode by ecole.vn, you will also meet the write protect error when using HPhường USB Disk Storage Format Tool. Thus, you can remove the read only attribute via Commvà Prompt.
Press “Win+R” khổng lồ open “Run” dialogue. Type “ecole.vn” & press Enter. Run as administrator. Then, run these commands one by one:
select disk n (where n is the disk number of your USB flash drive)
attributes disk clear readonly
Method 3. Remix writeprotect value in Registry
The Windows Registry is a database that saves a wide variety of configuration settings, nearly all configuration settings included with Windows. And the writeprotect key can be created, modified và deleted inside it.
Step 1. Open the Run box with pressing Windows key+r on your keyboard. Enter regedit in the box và cliông xã “OK”.
Step 2. Navigate to the following path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlStorageDevicePolicies
Step 3. Double cliông chồng the writeprotect option and set the value from 1 khổng lồ 0 (from positive lớn negative) in the pop-up window.
Method 4. Check & fix possible errors
When the USB drive sầu has some bad sectors or errors, the HPhường. USB Disk Storage Format Tool might also fails with the write protected error. Then you can use CHKDSK.exe tool khổng lồ kiểm tra and fix USB flash drive error.
Open “Run” box like you vì in last method, & đầu vào “cmd” và hit on Enter. In the Command Prompt window, input “chkdsk g: /f /r /x” và press Enter. Replace g with your USB drive sầu letter.
After this, you can try to lớn format the USB drive sầu again. If the write protect error still persists, try the last method, please.
Method 5. Apply không tính phí partition manager lớn force format
If the file system of the USB flash drive sầu is corrupted & USB drive becomes write protected, you can switch khổng lồ AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. This không tính phí partition manager can force format write protected USB drive with corrupted tệp tin system. Three steps can make it done.
Step 1. Download, install & run AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard on Windows PC. Right cliông xã the USB drive sầu & select “Format Partition”.
Step 2. Choose a necessary file system and cliông chồng “OK”. As shown in the screenshot, you can also format USB khổng lồ Ext2/Ext3/Ext4 as well.
Step 3. Baông chồng lớn the main interface, click “Apply” lớn commit the pending operation.
The Standard version only works with Windows 11/10/8/7 & Windows XP/Vista (32bit and 64bit). For Windows Server users, the AOMEI Partition Assistant Server is a great choice.
In this article, you can learn how to use HPhường USB Disk Storage Format Tool, as well as how to lớn solve sầu device truyền thông media is write-protected issue. Worth lớn mention. AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a great alternative when you meet "HPhường USB Disk Storage Format Tool not working" problem.
Besides, it can perform other disk partition management operations like clone partition, clone disk, make a bootable truyền thông media, move partition, rebuild MBR, merge partitions, convert data disk from MBR to GPT without deleting partitions for Windows 11, etc.