How to Enable/Disable The Use of USB Devices

Posted In Tutorials - By NitiN Kumar Jain On Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 With 0 Comments






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To disable the use of USB devices in windows XP follow the steps below

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
  3. Locate, and then click the following registry key:
  4. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\UsbStor
  5. In the right pane, double-click Start.
  6. In the Value data box, type 4, click Hexadecimal (if it is not already selected), and then click OK.
  7. Quit Registry Editor.

To enable, follow these steps below

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
  3. Locate, and then click the following registry key:
  4. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\UsbStor
  5. In the right pane, double-click Start.
  6. In the Value data box, type 3, click Hexadecimal (if it is not already selected), and then click OK.
  7. Quit Registry Editor.

Hope this is useful to you.

-NKJ