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How to disable USB drive

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May 27, 2004 7:54:34 AM

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

More about : disable usb drive

May 27, 2004 9:51:05 PM

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"

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