How to disable USB drive

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.group_policy (More info?)

Is there is way to disable USB drive through group policy
or via other means?

Thanks.


Robert
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.group_policy (More info?)

    USB Drives can be disabled via the GPO. Please visit the link given below
    that has a .ADM script that can be used to restrict USB Drives:

    http://forums.susserver.com/index.php?showtopic=2067

    Following is the .ADM script to disable the USB Drive:

    CLASS MACHINE

    CATEGORY !!categoryname

    POLICY !!policyname

    KEYNAME "SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBSTOR"

    EXPLAIN !!explaintext

    PART !!labeltext DROPDOWNLIST REQUIRED

    VALUENAME "Start"

    ITEMLIST
    NAME !!Disabled VALUE NUMERIC 3 DEFAULT
    NAME !!Enabled VALUE NUMERIC 4
    END ITEMLIST

    END PART

    END POLICY

    END CATEGORY


    [strings]
    categoryname="Restrict Drives"
    policyname="Disable the USB Drive"
    explaintext="Disables the computers USB Drive completely"
    labeltext="Disable USB Drive"
    Enabled="Enabled"
    Disabled="Disabled"

    Srikanth N
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