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.
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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.
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Of course you can using API events. Do you have programming knowledge?

In the meantime, see if USB Redirector triggers DLP policy

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Andrew LeniartFreelance Journalist & IT ConsultantCommented:

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 Port 443

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
working link:

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