Friday, 24 August 2012

Disable And Enable Mass Storage Or Pen Drive In Registry In Windows

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To Disable Or Enable Usb Pen Drive and Mass Storage Without Using Software Through Registry.
 1) First goto RUN Prompt

2) Type Regedit

3) Then Click On HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE (See Image1)

4) After That Click on Sub Key SYSTEM (See Image1)

5) Then Click On Sub Key  CurrentControlSet  (See Image1)

6) Then Click on Sub Key below  Services  (See Image1)


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7) Then Find Bleow USBSTOR and Click On it

8) See right side window double click on Image Path (As show in Image 2)

9) change value data system32\DRIVERS\USBSTOR.SYS to system32\DRIVERS\USBSTOR1.SYS and press ok (see image3)

It will disable the Mass storage and Usb Pen drive

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Remember one thing before do this Please note old value data of Image Path

For Enable  the Mass storage and Usb Pen drive

Put the old value data of image path (As shown  in image2)
do step show upper  1-8 after that
10)  change value data system32\DRIVERS\USBSTOR1.SYS to system32\DRIVERS\USBSTOR.SYS

It will Enable the Mass storage and Usb Pen drive again.

Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!! GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!!


  1. hi my hp pen drive not detected in windows 7

  2. You can see this post:

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  4. If I disable pen drive like how you explained. Does it disable usb-keyboard as well?