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How to disable USP Port in Windows

To disable the access to USB port, in windows XP and 2000, 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:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE –> SYSTEM –> CurrentControlSet –> Services –> UsbStor

4. In the right pane, double-click Start.

5. In the Value data box, type 4, click Hexadecimal (if it is not already selected), and then click OK.

6. Quit Registry Editor.

To re-enable a disabled port, 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:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE –> SYSTEM –> CurrentControlSet –> Services –> UsbStor

4. In the right pane, double-click Start.

5. In the Value data box, type 3, click Hexadecimal (if it is not already selected), and then click OK.

6. Quit Registry Editor.

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June 28, 2011 Posted by | Windows | , , | 1 Comment