Lock Your Laptop's USB Ports With Ratool (Removable Access Tool)

Here, I am not going to discuss how to lock your computer with a USB flash drive, but I am going to show you how to manage access to USB ports to prevent important or secret data loss due to the unauthorized use of USB ports.

Many of us have important files stored on a computer or laptop and sometimes there is a confidential file that should not be copied by others. When you're not in front of your laptop, there is always the chance that someone using your laptop without asking your permission, plugging in USB flash drive, and then copying any private or confidential data. Yes, you can lock your computer if you need to go do something else and prevent data theft. But imagine what if your friend wants to borrow your laptop or computer and they said it's just to check their email. Of course you can't lock the laptop, because if the laptop is locked, your friend won't be able to use it. In this situation your risk of data theft is increased tremendously. That's why you need something like Ratool (Removable Access Tool) to prevent someone from copying data to USB flash drive.
Removable Access tool is a very simple-to-use portable freeware Application it helps an individual or a system administrator control USB storage devices. You can protect your confidential data from being copied by others. Ratool can disable USB storage access or enable write protection on all USB Flash drives thus prevent data from being modified or deleted. Sordum
Ratool (Removable Access Tool) Features:
  • Disable USB disk detection - Your computer won't detect any USB drive plugged in.

Disable USB disk detection

  • Set your USB storage / PenDrive Read-Only - You can copy files from USB flash drive to your computer, but not from computer to USB flash drive.

PenDrive Read-Only

  • Allow Read & Write (Default) - Reset everything back to normal, you can use USB flash drive as usual. 

Reset everything back to normal

  • Disable USB Autorun & Safely remove Hardware

Disable USB Autorun - Safely remove Hardware

  • Show hidden files on selected drive

Show hidden files

  • Lock the settings

Lock the settings

  • Set a Password and prevent unauthorized changes

Set a Password and prevent unauthorized changes


Ratool is portable-standalone application so you don't need to install it, just double click it, and you are ready to go. Thanks to the developer, this simple useful program is free. You can download Ratool (Removable Access Tool) here: Ratool v1.0

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