Write Disk Protection


While investigating the digital evidence we need to protect targeted drive to write. Here you will find a simple to write disk protection.


Step 01: Open run box by pressing window key + R




Step 02: Type “regedit” in run box to open windows registry editor menu



Step 03: Now go to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE




Step 04: Now go to “SYSTEM”



Step 05: Now go to “CurrentControlSet




Step 06: Now go to “Control




Step 07: Now right click on “Control” and select “NewàKey




Step 08: Store this key with the name “StorageDevicePolicies




Step 09: Now right click on this key and select “NewàDWORD (32-bit) value




Step 10: Now save this value with name “WriteProtect




Step 11: Now double click on the “New created key value



Step 12: Enter value data as “1” and save it


Step 13: Now you have successfully protected your device to write.

                Value Data concept

                0 = Write protection is disabled

                1 = Write protection is enabled