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Thnx in adv, Sridhar. Click OK to apply changes. May 16, at 8: Maybe a couple of storage sites maybe be blocked or their scripts maybe blocked. Then I login with a user which is not a member of any admin group for sure , plug a USB stick which was on the PC before – everything’s perfect, the device is not loaded. Use the security settings of that GPO to specify which computers it affects. It is also ok if the UsbStor key doesn’t exist at all.

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How to Disable the Use of USB Storage Devices in Windows 10

Error occured when loading usbstor. I’m doing this on my network and it works wonderfully. April 27, at Diaable i remove it and reconnecte it 2nd time onwards it does not get detect and is working fine. If yes, then the port is already enabled. Disabling access to USB ports is a great way to stop unauthorized users to transfer or steal data from your computer.

Click back on Services and Drivers in Administrative Templates. BTW — This article is around 7 years old from this reply. Common users have no idea about this. Where to make the folder?


I haven’t concluded testing, but so far this appears to usbetor. To make things work, just install the device drivers. They can access to these files and install new usb drivers. I am using windows7 in my desktop. Thnx in adv, Sridhar. If the administrator is smart, then he would definitely do this to ensure a tight blockade.

Before that there was no such problem. And once you have command prompt you can do wonders out there.

5 Ways to enable or disable USB Drives or Ports in Windows

While it was not the complete solution to my needs it was usbztor helpful. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: System Error 5 has occured This is because there is a file in C: When I type net start usbstor i get message – System error has occured The service cannot be started What you could do is change the security settings configured by this GPO to deny access to a particular group instead of allowing access for admins as I suggest in my article.


I need a same function which can do the ksbstor thing for 64 bit November 6, at 2: January 2, at 5: For Read Complete Article On this please visit http: February 23, at 6: L They can assign who can use external devices and what they use.

This will disable execute, read, and write access to any removable disks including USB storage devices connected to the computer. On re-installing driver it opens up the access and immediately automatically port gets disable.

But but but USB…. A sub-menu will appear, choose Modify A small pop-up window will open, check if the value is 3. It sure seems that this is a Windows problem, but microsoft will not help because this is OEM software, usbstkr I really think that Acer is brain dead on this problem.