How do I block removable media such as USB drives, external hard drives, etc. (4.x)?

KB Solution ID: SOLN2238|Last Revised: September 28, 2011

Your ESET security product offers the option to disable removable media devices. To block removable media, follow the steps below:

  1. Open ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus. How do I open my ESET product?

  2. Press F5 to enter the Advanced setup window.

  3. From the Advanced Setup menu, click Advanced setup under the Antivirus and antispyware and Real-time file system protection headings.

    Figure 1-1


  4. Select the Block removable media check box.

    NOTE: You can also set exceptions for certain drives by clicking the Exceptions button and selecting the check box next to your chosen drive(s).

    Figure 1-2


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