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Format USB without making user an administrator

Posted on 2009-04-01
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I know this has been asked before but I didn't find the answer helpful.
Can Users format UBS keys without being Administrators?
We don't want to change permissions for our users just for this.
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by:houssam_ballout
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are  you in domain/?
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by:BUEIT
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Yes, we are in a domain and one of our users wants to perform this task.  I was able to do it as an Administrator but user would like to perform task herself - seeing if there is an easy way as we won't make her admin to do this
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can you make her belong to Power User?
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by:BUEIT
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We don't generally use the power user - might be able to if there is no other choice but was hoping for another solution
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cubeeq earned 500 total points
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What about Allow format and eject removable drives in Policy? Computer/Windows/Security/Local/Security Options
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Great thank!
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