When you connect a removable USB drive to a Windows PC, you will notice that it works in many regards like any other hard drive or storage device on the PC from that moment on. You can copy files on the device or execute programs on it that you want to run on the system. The behavior makes sense in many environments, especially for home users.
Sometimes though you may want to change the access rights in regards to USB devices that are connected to the PC. Maybe because you do not want other users to transfer data from the PC to an USB device, or prevent the execution of programs stored on USB disks on the PC.
USB Disk Manager is a portable program for the Windows operating system that you can use to make the following changes to the system:
Keep in mind that plugged-in USB devices need to be reconnected before the settings take effect for them.
The application minimizes to the system tray, from where you can also switch between settings easily with a right-click on the icon.Advertisement
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