Disable access to USB ports, so that no one can steal data through USB from your PC

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Do You want to protect your data so that no one can take it out from your PC via a pen drive,

Then here are steps to block usb ports. You can reenable whenever you want.

1. In search box search RUN. You can also press windows key + r.

2. Now, type regedit in it to open registry editor.

3. Once it browse to the follwoing location given in next step

4. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\usbstor

5. In the right area, double click on Start.

6. In the Value Data box, change the value to 4.

7. Finally Click on OK.

8. Close Registry Editor and restart your PC.

9. To re-enable access to your USB ports, enter 3 in the Value Data box in Step 6.

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