How to : Enable or Disable USB Devices

This step by step tutorial will help you to disable the USB Storage Devices in your PC .This can be done by Third party software or by simple tweak in Registry Editor .

Now I am going to do using Registry Editor .

Step 1 :Open Registry Editor


Step 2 : Navigate through following Path

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Services > USBSTOR



Step 3: Double Click the Start option


Note :

By Default , Value is 3 . It means USB Storage Devices are enabled .

To disable USB Devices , change the value data to 4 .


That’s it , USB Storage devices are Disabled .

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2 Responses to “How to : Enable or Disable USB Devices”
  1. Mukesh

    will this work for limited login user ?…

    • Gautham@Devlup

      It wont work if regedit is disabled !!! For that we need third party software .

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