?
Solved

Hide specific drives under Windows Server 2008 R2

Posted on 2010-09-03
2
Medium Priority
?
2,844 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
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.
0
Comment
Question by:dexter40000
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:effinay
ID: 33598629
Refer to MS KB 231289

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/231289
Using Group Policy Objects to hide specified drives
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
jorlando66 earned 1000 total points
ID: 33598655
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
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Always backup Domain, SYSVOL etc.using processes according to Microsoft Best Practices. This is meant as a disaster recovery process for small environments that did not implement backup processes and did not run a secondary domain controller that ne…
Compliance and data security require steps be taken to prevent unauthorized users from copying data.  Here's one method to prevent data theft via USB drives (and writable optical media).
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility. Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner: If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of configuring their Windows Server 2012 domain controller to synchronize its time with a trusted, external resource. Use Google, Bing, or other preferred search engine to locate trusted NTP …
Suggested Courses

764 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question