HOW TO PROTECT YOUR USB DRIVE FROM VIRUS INFECTION.

As you all know USB Drive is the
major source for getting virus
infected files from your friends PC
or even from your college project
submission computer. Well now
as soon as the virus infects your USB Drive you are prone to
making your files infected and
hence making them useless in
many cases. Well the one way to protect your
USB Drive is to install good
antivirus software that will help
you keep track of any virus and
immediately taking action on that
virus file, either by deleting it or fixing it. Well the another way is to
enable the write protection that will
not allow anyone using your
computer to transfer anything to
your USB Drive. Well I already posted how you can
remove write protection from your
USB Drive in case your drive was
infected and write protection was
enabled automatically. Or in some
case you just wanna format the write protected USB Drive we
have got solution for that problem
too. How to Enable Write
Protection on your USB Drive But for now lets see how you can
easily enable write protection on
your USB Drive hence making it
secure from any unidentified
transfer. 1. Open Notepad and type below
code into it. Windows Registry Editor
Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
\SYSTEM \CurrentControlSet
\Control
\StorageDevicePolicies] “WriteProtect”=dword:
00000001 2. Now just save it as Write-
Protection- On.reg make sure the
extension remains .reg for the file
to work fine. Or you can also
download this .reg file directly. 3. Now just double click on this
file and press OK, now this entry
will be added in your registry and
write protection will be enabled. 4. Now just plug in your USB
Drive and try to transfer any file to
it. It won’t transfer instead it will
show you some error like Write
Protection enabled. How to Disable Write
Protection on USB Drive Now you have successfully
protected your USB Drive from
getting infected, well if you are
planning to remove the write
protection, well it can be done
pretty easily, you just need to follow below steps. 1. Open Notepad and type below
code into it. Windows Registry Editor
Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
\SYSTEM \CurrentControlSet
\Control
\StorageDevicePolicies] “WriteProtect”=dword:
00000000 2. Now just save it as Write-
Protection- Off.reg make sure the
extension remains .reg for the file
to work fine. Or you can also
download this .reg file directly. 3. Now just double click on this
file and press OK, now this entry
will be added in your registry and
write protection will be disabled. 4. Now simply remove your USB
and Plug In once again, now you
will see you are once again able to
transfer file easily. So guys this
ends another very amazing
tutorial, hope you found this one a good one helping you in getting rid
of those nasty viruses. Well if you
think I missed something or
maybe there is something that
needs to be fixed, do comment
below.

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