Make USB Drive Write Protected

You might be having some secure data on your PC which you don’t want other user to copy through USB. You can do that by putting a write protection registry hack on your computer.This Hack will work only on Windows Xp SP2 or better and also works on Windows 7.

To enable write protection on USB follow following steps –

  1. Go To Start > Run.
  2. Type ‘Regedit’ in run dialog.
  3. browser to Go to ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlStorageDevicePolicies‘.
  4. Create a DWORD value called ‘WriteProtect‘ and set it to 1.
  5. This will disable writing on USB drive, you can still read from USB device. To enable writing change it’s value to 0 or delete the key.

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It’s Thrill to See How Hard Disk Works

Invented in 1950, Hard disk is Used by every user these days. Now the days Simple Hard disk is being replaced by Solid state drives slowly. But Have you ever wondered how A hard disk works ? I believe you must have thought about it but never tried to know how … Today we are going to explain you basics of hard disk and how they work, store data , retain them and get them whenever you need .

Opened Hard disk

Hard Disk from Inside

Hard disk when first invented in 1950 were huge in size and called Fixed disk or Winchesters (A code name by IBM). Later people started calling them Hard disk so that they can be differentiated from other type of disks (floppy) as Fixed disk was generic name for all kind of disks. The name Hard disk comes from architecture of these disk as these have a Hard platter which contains magnetic material, ultimately responsible for storing data.

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