Disable USB

Disable USB

 

 

 







How to disable the USB Ports on your PC
Just open regedit and browse to this key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\UsbStor
Notice the value ‘Start’
Switch this value to 4, and USB storage devices are disabled.
Switch this value to 3, and USB storage devices are enabled.
For those of you that don’t feel like messing around in the registry –
there’s a program that will do it for you.

How to Disable USB, CDROM, Floppy on Windows Machine via the Registry
SYSTEMCurrentControlSetServices
Notice the value ‘Start‘, this should be 3 by default [3 = enabled]. Switch this value to 4 [4 = disabled], and USB storage devices are disabled. To re-enable the device switch this value to 3.
To disable USB ports:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesUsbStor
To disable CD-ROM drive:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicescdrom
To disable Floppy drive:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesflpydisk
To disable a High Capacity Floppy Drive:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicessfloppy
Once done, you’d need to reboot your machine for the changes to come into effect. That is it

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