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How do you remove the write protection from the volume in Drive E?

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Quick Answer

To remove the write protection from the volume in Drive E, first locate Drive E and then edit the registry on the device before restarting the computer. To edit the registry, press the windows key + R buttons and run the regedit (registry editor) by pressing the enter button.

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Follow the steps below to edit the registry.

  1. Locate the current control set
  2. Click the left pane under the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, find the Current Control Set and click on Services and USBSTOR.

  3. Remove the write protection
  4. Press the start button, and the disc should no longer be write protected.

  5. Check for other issues
  6. If this process does not work then the problem likely stems from the electronic device rather than the disc.

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