How to Disable USB Ports in Windows 10

Often you need to share your desktops/systems among colleagues and sharing pen drives between colleagues is very common. USB ports are usually a source of viruses/malware as different USB devices access your desktops. This blog guide you to disable USB ports by using Registry Editor on Windows 10.

Step 1:

Select "Windows + R" to open the Run window. Alternately, Type Run on the search box is available on Windows 10.

Step 2:

Type "regedit.exe" and click OK.

Step 3:

Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Services > USBSTOR.

Step 4:

Right Click on Start and if the set value is 3, USB is enabled.

Step 5:

To disable set the value to 4, USB will be disabled.

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Disclaimer: This tutorial is for educational purpose only. Individual is solely responsible for any illegal act.

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