How to unlock USB ports without admin password?

By Amit Bhargava
Jun 8, 2013
  1. Hi Friends ... I have this laptop that has been given to me by my company and the USB ports have been blocked in manner such that I can copy stuff from my USB drive on to the machine but cannot copy in the reverse direction, ie. from the hard drive to the USB. Obviously it is to safeguard against theft of data. However, I do not deal with any confidential data and like to back up things every few days. Please tell me a shortcut to unlock my USB entirely even though I do not have administrator rights on the machine.
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,979   +410

    Sorry, we will not assist in circumventing such security features, especially when the machine belongs to someone else.
    cliffordcooley likes this.
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 7,165   +1,836

    If so then your company should be obligated in helping. If not then there are reasons for their decision.
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,849   +375

    Jobeard is right, can't help you on this one. Talk to the admin of the computer :/
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