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How can I protect USB port access through password protection...?

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I need to protect unauthorized user to access USB port of a particular system. I cant disable it from registry because being as administrator I have to use pen drive frequently....is there any password protection mechanism to lock USB port....I am using XP sp2...please let me know...
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as far as I know this is not possible.
You need 3rd party software like devicelock see http://www.devicelock.com/dl/
 
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I know how to disable usb port from registry & windows usbstor.inf & pnf file.....but i dont want to disable...i want to lock usk port with some password protection mechanism...
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sorry my bad, then you gonna have to try a 3rd party software like the one mikainz suggested.
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This should be most helpful,very inexpensive and effective
http://www.idsecuritysuite.com/products/id-usb-lock-key.htm
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