- Makesoft's USB Manager is a great idea, a utility that prevents various devices from connecting to your computer via USB ports. It doesn't disable the ports but their drivers. Attached devices show up in Devices & Printers but show trouble icons. USB Manager can disable storage devices like thumbdrives and removable disk drives as well as printers, scanners, and audio devices~
- "USB Manager gives you a better grip on what USB devices may or may not be used on your computer. With a few clicks of the mouse, you can prevent any device from being plugged in."~
"USB Manager is free and you can install it on your computer in no time. It works as a system tray icon and you can disable USB devices with simple options, found in a context menu."
You can disable a specific device type, e.g. printers, with a click on the device icon in the program interface. You can alternatively use the program’s system tray icon to enable or disable device types.
All it takes is a few clicks to disable or enable USB devices on the system. It is furthermore possible to set a program access password in the options to avoid that others enable devices again that you have disabled... read more