Restrict USB driver on desktops via Group Policy

Posted on 2007-10-16
Last Modified: 2008-08-29
How I restrict USB drives and other portable USB  media devices such as IPOD, MP3 players etc on Windows XP clients via Group Policy on Windows 2K3 servers?

Any help much appreciated!

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    Hi detox,

    The link above is for preventing the users write into the USB device, what Im looking for is to prevent the users to install the USB so the XP will not recognize the USB port at all.

    Any idea?
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    There are several links at the foot of the last link.

    Try this one;
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    If you want to disable the USB port entirely, the best solution is to do it via the BIOS.  Alternative methods are discussed in this thread;

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