Prevent redirection of USB devices

This policy setting prevents redirection of USB devices. If you enable this setting an alternate driver for USB devices cannot be loaded. If you disable or do not configure this setting an alternate driver for USB devices can be loaded.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> DeviceRedirect -> Restrictions # AllowRedirect

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    System -> Device Redirection -> Device Redirection Restrictions


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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