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recently someone tried to hack my laptop by conectc a flash drive thru the USB ports.It has 3 usb ports. Is there a simple solution to stop unknown flash drives from accessing my OS and data?




Operating system:Windows Vista Home Basic (32 bit) Service Pack 2

System root: C:\Windows

Available physical memory: 3002 MB

CPU: Intel® Pentium® Dual CPU T3400 @ 2.16GHz

Drive Info:

C: 222.54 GB

D: 10.34 GB

Internet Explorer: 8.0

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If you Google for "secure usb ports how to", you will find several hardware and software solutions. I found this one to be most interesting; however, I have never tried it or had the need to use such software. Take a peek and see if it might work for you:





Good luck,



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