Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

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Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

Removable Mass Storage is a common word in our Computer. When you needed to transfer any Computer documents to one place to another place in the past time, you used Floppy Drive. But now, you are using Pen Dive to transfer any Computer documents to one place to another place.

You create many types of Documents or Files or Folders in your Computer. Then, you transfer those Documents or Files or Folders to your Pen Drive. Then, you use those Documents or Files or Folders to another Computer such as Cyber Cafe, School, University, Friends house or Relatives house.

Pen Drive is a good way to transfer Computer Documents or Files or Folders from one place to another place. But, Computer Pen Drive size is limited to use. Normally, people use 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 64 GB etc. But, your transfer Computer Documents or Files or Folders size can be more than 64 GB. Now, you can use Mass Storage USB Harddisk Drive to transfer Computer Documents or Files or Folders from one place to another place.

Sometimes, your Friends or Relatives insert their Pen Drive to your Computer. Usually, they take many Documents or Files or Folders from your Computer. Sometimes, they forget to Scan with the Anti Virus Software to their Pen Drive. That’s why, Computer Viruses will be inserted to your Computer easily. Sometimes, some Computer Viruses can not be removed from your Computer.

Sometimes, your personal Documents or Files or Folders can be stolen or theft from your computer. It will hamper your privacy of your Computer. Specially, stolen or theft of Documents or Files or Folders is a dangerous matter for a company. Sometimes, Companies confidential Documents or Files or Folders can be stolen or theft from their Company Office by using the USB Removable Mass Storage Device. It can destroy a Company.

If you disable the USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry, that time, your Computer will be protected from any kind of Threads. Any one can not use the USB port to Insert their Pen Drive in your Computer without your Permission. When, your Friends or Relatives Insert their Pen Drive or USB Removable Mass Storage to your Computer, that time, their Pen Drive or USB Removable Mass Storage will not work in your Computer. That’s why, they can not transfer your Documents or Files or Folders to their Pen Drive without your Permission. Now, you can choose which Friends or Relatives Pen Drive will be Inserted in your Computer. After Enabling the USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry, you Insert your Friends or Relatives Pen Drive and Scan the Pen Drive with Anti Virus Software. Then, transfer your Documents or Files or Folders to their Pen Drive with your Permission.

If you disable the USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry, that time, your Official Confidential Computer Documents or Files or Folders will be protected from any kind of stolen or theft. Usually, when any one Insert their Pen Drive in your Office Computer, that time, your Computer USB Post will not work. That’s why, they can not stolen or theft your Official Confidential Computer Documents or Files or Folders from your Computer.

How to Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

1.   At first, click “Start Menu” from your “Task Bar”

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

2.   Click “Run…”

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

3.   Type “regedit” and click “OK” (“Registry Editor” will appear)

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

4.   Click “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE”

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

5.   Click “SYSTEM”

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

6.   Click “CurrentControlSet”

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

7.   Click “Services”

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

8.   Click “USBSTOR”

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

9.   Under “Name” option, click “Start”

Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry

10. Under “Value dat:”, type “4″ to “Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry” and type “3″ again to “Enable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry”.

You have to do the above works one again to Enable the USB Port. In this way, you can Disable USB Removable Mass Storage Device from Registry in your Computer to be safe with your USB Port. If you like the post, Please leave a comment

 
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