Tips on How to Have a USB Lock on Your Computer

Locking your computer via the USB ports is a very wise and necessary thing. If you lock your USB ports, no one can come and get data without authorization from your computer. Stealing of data is as easy as putting in a USB stick and copying your files without your ever knowing it. It can be stopped quite easily and really fast. Here are tips on how to have a webcam mirror or a USB lock on your computer.

There are tons of ways one can enable a laptop camera cover or USB lock on their computer. Not all ways that are there are friendly to people who are not conversant with computers. Therefore, it is important to research the issue. The internet is littered with the information of do's and don'ts in this area. You can even ask a friend about how to go about it if need be. There are a lot of reviews and forums to get feedback and information from on the internet and this should be your go-to for the basics of how to have a USB lock on your computer. Ensure you have fully grasped how to go about it before doing it yourself as you might be unable to enable the USB ports later if you didn't get it fully.
The first is to by disabling the USB drives. This is a really tight block from the use of your USB ports without authorization. You shall need to learn how to do it by following and running a series of commands. It is also as easy to unlock the same and so a user can easily lock and unlock the USB ports as and when it is needed. This technique dates back to the very start of the use of computers.

The other way is to alter the settings from the device manager thus disabling the USB ports. This will lock out any intruders who try to get access to your data. The same needs to be understood by the user so that they can easily alter back the setting if they need to use the USB ports. It can be easily done at the administrator level as well.
The other way is to restrict any access to the USB ports and thus indefinitely locking them. This can be done easily by uninstalling the drivers for USB mass storage, by using freeware from a third party, by altering the values in the registry for USB devices among other ways.