If you’re worried about people stealing your data by using a memory device or USB drive then you may be interested to know that a simple Registry tweak can make them ‘Read only’
- Click the Start button and select the Run option.
- Type regedit into the dialog and hit Enter.
- Once you’re in the registry editor navigate to (or search for) the registry key:
- Create a DWORD value called WriteProtect and set it to 1
To revert back, either delete the DWORD value or set it to 0