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Hide specific drives under Windows Server 2008 R2

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If anyone know how to properly hide drives at login under windows server 2008 r2. Please do not post scenarios from win server 2003 as they do not work.
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Refer to MS KB 231289

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/231289
Using Group Policy Objects to hide specified drives
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Drives on the client machines or the server itself?
Shared drives or physical drives?
Drives can be hidden via gpo

VIA GPO:

Open the following sections: User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and Windows Explorer.
Click Hide these specified drives in My Computer.
Click to select the Hide these specified drives in My Computer check box.
Click the appropriate option in the drop-down box.
These settings remove the icons representing the selected hard
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