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Security, today one day, is an important issue. Whether you work on your Windows PC at home or at the office, as a user you always want to work on a virus-free system and prevent unauthorized access. External interference may occur if you work online without an effective antivirus program or from the USB port when an external hard drive is connected, with the intention of transferring data. There are many cases of malware that unknowingly infects your computer via USB. Therefore, it is important that you protect your PC not only online, but also offline, where unauthorized use of USB ports can be a major risk.
We have seen how access to USB keys can be restricted via the Windows registry or device manager. Today we are talking about Windows USB Blocker, a simple USB security software that allows you to block and unblock your USB port. The USB port is one of the most important areas where the virus can enter. Now blocking and unlocking storage devices on any Windows system can be done very easily and efficiently with a Windows USB blocker.
Windows USB Blocker
Once you have downloaded and installed this freeware, it will show you the Windows USB Blocker screen showing the current status of the USB port, which is either UNBLOCKED or BLOCKEDBLOCKED.
Whatever the current status, you can change it very easily by clicking the button under the status.
There is also a help section to help you if you get stuck during installation or operation of the tool.
Windows USB Blocker
- Simple Graphical User Interface
- Blocks only USB memory devices other normal USB devices such as wireless keyboard, mouse, etc.
- You do not need to disconnect or restart the system
- A local installer is available for installation and uninstallation
Windows USB Blocker is a very handy tool that could prevent malware from infecting your PC to prevent unauthorized persons from copying your sensitive data Windows USB Blocker is a freeware and you can search this tool at securityxploded.com. The size of the software is only 1 MB.
You can also try these USB tools :
- Protect your USB stick with USB Safeguard
- Track that used a USB device on your Windows PC with USBLogView.
- Prevent unauthorized use of USB and other removable media with the NetWrix USB Blocker.
- USB-Disabler : A Pendrive security tool for your Windows laptop.