Saturday, March 31, 2012

How to disable your USB device?

How to disable your USB device?

The best way to enter viruses in PC is USB devices like pen drive, card reader or others removable devices. If you and many others are using your PC then it will be very easy to enter. But, if you are using Windows XP/7/Vista, then here I can give you a PC tips to keep your PC viruses free. You can disable your USB devices. Again you can activate also them. That means, only you can use USB devices in your PC. No other can.

To disable your removable devices in windows XP/7/vista, Go to “Start” menu and then click “Search”. Type there “Regedit” and press “Enter”. If you are a XP user, go to “Run” and type there “Regedit”. A new window named “Registry Editor” will open.

Go to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\USBSTOR”. Click on the file named “Start” and edit the value. Give there the value 4. Then, no removable device will work in your PC.

To enable your USB device, please go there and type 3 in the values box. This is the magic. From now, no other can use your USB device. If you enjoyed my PC tips, please don’t forget to leave your valuable comments.

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