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For some reason you need to lock the USB ports, for example to prevent copying data from the computer to the outside or you are afraid the computer is infected with a virus from the USB.
Yes! This blogchiasekienthuc dot com article will help you make disabling USB port in a simple and concise way.
#first. Lock the USB port by making changes to the Registry
This way is quite simple (applies to Windows 7/8) and for other windows I have not tried. First you open the Run dialog box (
Windows + R) => enter with keywords
regedit => press
To enter USB port lock You look for the following path:
Then you notice to the right, double-click
Start then you change the value to
4 and press
OK to complete.
Log Off or Restart the device to take effect. So your USB port has been locked, so that it works back to normal, you change it back to
Read more: Tip lock, disable USB port with 1 click
#2. Use the Device Manager function to lock the USB port
Open the dialog box RUN (Windows + R) then enter with the command
devmgmt.msc. Or right click
My Computer =>
Manage => and select
At the next window you
Disable all USB devices.
OK, all USB ports have been locked, to restore you, the reverse operation is complete. The downside of this approach is that it’s easier to spot ^^!
# 3. Using BuduLock software
After downloading, open the software and switch to Tab
Flash Drive Lock to perform USB port lock.
First you click
Change Password to set the password:
- New Password: Enter your new password.
- Re-enter: Enter the password.
- UMBRELLA Current Password Please leave it blank. Then press
Next, you check the box
Disable Flash Drive, then press the button
Execute to disable the USB port.
To reopen the USB port, you check the box
Enable Flash Drive and enter your password in the box
OK to complete.
In addition to the USB port lock feature, this software also allows you to lock folders, but in this article I am instructing you to lock the USB port, so I will not talk about this function, use is also quite easy. the joke is out ^^.
# 4. Lock the USB port using the BIOS
This way for those who know about computers a bit is very simple, but for those who rarely use computers, it is a bit difficult, so I do not recommend.
First, you access the BIOS by pressing DEL, F2, F8 … depending on the model you are using. (If you pay attention when you boot into Windows, you will see a line displayed below the key to enter the BIOS interface).
You find the item USB Controller in the section
Advanced Settings and transfer
Disable Please. If you want to reopen, you just need to do the opposite. Press F10 to save and restart the computer.
# 5. Epilogue
OK, above are the 4 simplest and most common ways to secure USB port lock and efficiency.
There are many other ways, but in general, they are similar, so you just need to know each way is more than enough.
Kien Nguyen – techtipsnreview
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