Software / tools to remote simulate thumb drive being inserted into usb port

We have various groups of PCs that are dedicated to access different applications/systems
& are being audited from time to time.

One common item the auditors  look for is whether their USB is blocked : we used a DLP
tool to block & just showing the policy in the DLP console that there's a policy they are
being applied is not good enough.

Instead of being physically present (as we have close to 30 different locations/offices),
we can "remote desktop" to all the PCs using a central PC management tool.  However,
is there a tool/software to simulate a thumb drive being inserted into a USB & we can
then launch Win Explorer to show there's no new drive being detected/mounted?
Not feasible to get IT staff (or even users as the users usually don't have a USB drive
on hand knowing that the USB ports have been blocked) to travel there to insert a
USB drive to test.

We also wanted to have this ability to simulate this as there has been cases where
the DLP policy is applied but it did not work.
sunhuxAsked:
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Of course you can using API events. Do you have programming knowledge?

In the meantime, see if USB Redirector triggers DLP policy
https://www.incentivespro.com/usb-redirector.html
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
We also wanted to have this ability to simulate this as there has been cases where
the DLP policy is applied but it did not work.
You can't simulate a hardware event using software.
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Andrew LeniartSenior EditorCommented:
@Shaun,

The link you provided returns the following error for me?

Not Found
The requested URL /usb-redirector.html was not found on this server.
Apache/2.2.3 (Red Hat) Server at www.incentivespro.com Port 443

Using Google Chrome - does it work for you?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
working link: http://www.incentivespro.com/usb-redirector.html

This requires both a server and a client component.
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Andrew LeniartSenior EditorCommented:
Thanks David.
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sunhuxAuthor Commented:
So in my case, I should use client & attempt it on those remote computers where their USB ports are blocked?
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sunhuxAuthor Commented:
Could get only the 32bit client;  can't seem to locate the 64bit
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Use the 32bit, it works fine
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