Many of us want to protect hard drives and files to protect them from others. Thus, it is a way to protect the Windows 10 USB or SD card from writing. If someone uses the USB created on his computer, he can read the contents, but cannot write or change anything.
This is one of the best ways to exchange Documents with a minimum level of protection. In general, people want to cancel such protection.
If you want to do right now or today, do not worry. Do not worry, we will show you all the tricks and it very simple. A very simple process will give you the options you need. Now, without losing a lot of time, let’s consider all the tricks mentioned below.
Write-protect an SD Card/USB Drive/Pen Drive
1. The first thing you have to do is open the Windows file explorer or my computer.
2. Once you do it, now simply right click on the USB or the removable drive that you want to protect to open the contextual menu.
3. A contextual menu will open in which you will see a large number of options that you can perform with the unit that you have entered, including, the ejecting it from the computer or formatting.
4. Here, you have to click on the Properties option that will appear below all within this menu.
5. A USB properties window or the removable drive that you entered will open.
6. In it, at the top of the whole, you will see several tabs. Click on the Security tab that is located in the upper left.
7. Once you are inside the security properties, you will see that at the bottom there is a box where all the permissions of the unit are listed.
8. In this window, click on the Edit button that is just above the box to change the permissions.
9. A new Unit Permissions window will open now.
10. In it, at the bottom, you have to look for the Writing field and select the Deny option on your right.
11. Once you have done it, simply now click on the Apply button that is located at the bottom simply to apply the changes and confirm that you want to protect the USB.
12. That’s it now you are done, like this, you can simply perform this whole process step by step.
13. But, unfortunately, in macOS there is no option to write-protect external drives. At least you can not do it in any way similar to the one that we have done in Windows, nor use any native function for it to do so.