How to Enable / Disable USB ports in Windows 7

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When you Plugin a Pen drive, Your Pen drive had no response in PC or Pen drive not detected, then This post helps you to enable the USB ports in Windows Xp, Windows 7, 8 and 10 Operating System of your computer, Even when control panel is blocked.

Follow the Steps given Below to enable USB Ports:

                     Here I had suggested Two ways to enable USB ports, Using Device Manager and Registry Editor, Use one by one to enable the Ports.

Enable USB Ports Using  ( Registry Editor ) regedit :

These steps are to enable the USB ports in Windows Xp, 7, 8 and 10 Using (Registry Editor) regedit :

  • Go to Run ( Winkey + R )
  • Type " regedit ", without quotes and click OK.
  • Locate and click the following registry key : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesUsbStor
  • In the right pane, Double tap the START.
  • In the value box, type 3.
  • Quit Registry Editor.
Enable USB ports in Windows Xp, 7 and 8. Using regedit and devmgmt.msc
 
 

Using  (Device Manager) devmgmt.msc  :

                     These steps are to enable the USB ports in Windows Xp, Windows 7, Windows 8 and even Windows 8.1 Using (Device Manager) devmgmt.msc :

  • Go to Run ( Winkey + R )
  • Type " devmgmt.msc ", without quotes and click OK.
  • Click on the Universal Serial Bus controllers. And Enable all the disabled ports.
Enable USB ports in Windows Xp, 7 and 8. Using regedit and devmgmt.msc

To Disable USB Ports Using  ( Registry Editor ) regedit :

These steps are to disable the USB ports in Windows Xp, 7, 8 and 10 Using (Registry Editor) regedit :

  • Go to Run ( Winkey + R )
  • Type " regedit ", without quotes and click OK.
  • Locate and click the following registry key : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesUsbStor
  • In the right pane, Double tap the START.
  • In the value box, type 4.
  • Quit Registry Editor.

Feel free to Comment below if you got any Issue or If you found some other ways to Enable or Disable the USB Port in your computer.




4 COMMENTS

  1. hi ,
    In my computer some one blocked my usb port .
    i checked usb stor ,device driver, but not working .
    near to the lan port of two usb port alone working in my workstation ………
    /……………..please help me someone to solve the problem……………../

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