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How do I disable the USB mass storage only on a user account? It should be enabled on an Administrator's account.

I am using Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2.

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Which Windows version are you using? – Isxek Aug 8 '11 at 9:47
sorry i forgot ..i have windows xp pro sp2 – Oliver Aug 8 '11 at 10:14

If you're on windows, then you have to edit group policy settings to restrict users from accessing USB. You've to login as administrator to do these changes. Check this question.

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To add to Ryu's answer, see this question as well:… – Isxek Aug 8 '11 at 9:57

On Windows, you can try USB Disable Pro, which allows enabling USB drive access to accounts with full admin access on the system.

There's a free version but (I think) it has to be run on the actual PC you need to disable the USB access on.


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