Many of you would have thought is there any simple way of disabling or enabling USB device in your Computer.

For those who are searching for this you have got it.

You can do it in 2 ways.

1. Using the registry – If u wanna do it in 1 or 2 computers or in a workstation environment.

GOTO Start -> Run -> REGEDIT

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\usbstor

On the right side select start and change the value from 3 to 4 to disable USB access.

2. Using the group policy – If u have a Domain and u wanna block USB in all the computers in ur network.

Check with Microsoft kb for doing the above. Here is the link

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555324