Ever encountered the situation when Windows does not allow you to remove a USB device? USB Safely Remove will show you the programs which prevent the device from being stopped and let you close these programs or just the files they opened on the device safely. Its more then just USB stopping utility.
If you have got a PC / Laptop, you are bound to carry USB drives (storage device, flash drive). Why not give these little guys some style? May be you want to carry USB drive masked as a cheese burger or any other toy so that nobody in the office can spot it as a USB drive. Here are few smart ideas to disguise your USB drive.
Those who have megabytes of sensitive files on the USB drive and seriously concerned with a data security, cannot imagine their USB stick without the hidden or secured volume. For those folks this softwar is really a treasure. You can password protect your personal data and can access your secret volume by entering a right password back again. Rohos Mini Drive creates hidden and encrypted partition on the USB flash drive memory. You work with the files on the hidden partition without opening a special program.
After USB Write Protect here is yet another little program which will make your USB or disk drives read only. Best way to protect your USB from being infected. Thumbscrew is USB write blocker. When used it allows you to quickly enable or disable writing to all USB mass storage devices on your Windows system. You can use it to make a USB flash drive, hard drive or IDE/ SATA drive in an enclosure read only. If you want to play around with making forensic images of thumb drives and other USB mass storage devices it may come in handy. You will see one of two icons in your system tray to indicate whether or not USB mass storage devices are set to be read only.
USB is the major source of propagation of viruses and malwares now a days. When a USB is plugged in to a system, it tries to open up immediately and malwares or viruses present in PC make their way into USB. This way malwares spread quickly and easily. In this case to protect your computer by opening USB drive to propagate malware/viruses automatically into it, you can use this software to enable or disable write protection for USB. When the write protection is enabled no virus of any file can be copied automatically or intentionally into your USB drive. You can choose to decide what to do after you plug in your USB drive. You can copy its contents into the system, but can not copy anything form PC to USB drive