How to Disable Data Copy To USB Flashdisk / USB External Disk

IF YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT YOUR DATA BEING COPIED BY ANYONE WHO USES YOUR LAPTOP OR PC…….


The steps are :

• Press Win + R (to go to Run Command )
• Type Regedit, and then click OK (Will appear Windows Registry Editor )


Type ‘regedit’ in Run command



In the Registry Editor window
• Double click  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
• Double click  SYSTEM
• Double-click  CurrentControlSet



• Right-click on Control, => click New => click Key.   
Give the name : StorageDevicePolicies




• Right-click on StorageDevicePolicies (just created), => ClickNew => Choose  DWORD (32-bit) Value => give a name :WriteProtect




• Double click WriteProtect (just created), => Change the Value data from 0 to  1 => click OK



• Log off and logon again the computer to see the result, try copying file to flashdisk. copying will disallowed.

• To return to the Normal condition, change the Value data  to 0, or delete key and the Dword that we have created, by right click => click delete.


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