Though small, USB Write Protect is a useful utility which helps protect data written to connected USB devices which prevents data on USB drives from being modified or deleted.
Using the program helps prevent accidental deletion of modification of files on your thumb drive (or other connected devices). It works by activating OS-based features, much like the Windows Explorer properties window.
Activating USB Write Protect is easy and protection is activated seconds after plugging in a device to a USB 2 or USB 3.0 mass storage device. Devices should be unplugged before running USB Write Protect as it is only activated when a device is recognized.
USB Write Protect provides a very basic function which is useful in certain situations and not to be written off, especially since its a niche freeware application designed for one function.
USB Write Protect features and highlights:
Protects valuable file(s) containing in your USB storage devices from accidentally modified or deleted
Maintains the privacy by preventing unauthorized user from connecting USB storage devices to your computer and copying your valuable files
USB storage devices are the one of the major sources of virus and other malicious programs
Protects your computer from viruses and other malicious programs by disabling USB Device's auto-run function and preventing them from automatically running and transferring to your computer
Protect your protection settings by password and prevent unauthorized users from changing your protection settings