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

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