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hi,
Kindly let me know the GP step to create the group policy to prevent unauthorized USB device use in my office, i jsut want to give the usb access to some users only.

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Naresh
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Sure, check this out:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555324
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HI,

Thanks   for the very quick ready
I want to create the policy at my end not want the readymade and also want to use only for some domain user only,   please reply.

Regards,
Naresh
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move these users you would like to apply the group policy to one OU, add new group policy on this particular OU only
what did you mean by design it ur self nor teady made ??
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Sorry,

I want the create the  group policy to prevent unauthorized USB device use in windows 2003 server at my end using GPMC, and add some users only
let me know if i move the user in diffect OU than it will not relect the exchange mail account.

Naresh
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by:Ahmed Abdel Salam
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sorry what do you mean by relect the exchange !!
OUs is just use for arrangment of AD. it will not effect enything else..
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i mean if i chagne OU user from one to another ou , it will not reflect the exchange user account.

kindly provide the steps to create the manual group policy in windows 2003 DC for prevent unauthorized USB device .
Naersh
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by:Ahmed Abdel Salam
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1- copy attached txt to notepad, save it as .adm
2- Creat an OU, move your users to this OU
3- right click, properties, group policy
4- new, edit
5- user configuration, administrative template,  right click, add brows to this adm file you have created.
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If you need to do this for some computers then try

IntelliAdmin Remote USB disabler.


Or a script that worked great for me...
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_22756399.html

As this would be useful when you need to do this only for some computers and even dont want to change the computers from there OU's

Hope this helps...
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thaks for advice .
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