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How do I restrict Drive C: from user access in Server 2008 terminal server?

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I am attempting to restrict user access to drive C: on my Windows Server 2008 terminal server via group policy, but when I enable the policy nobody can launch Windows explorer to access the network shares.  How can I restrict access to C: while allowing access to network resources?  When they try opening Windows explorer they get the following message:

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

Pretty sure they can still enter the local path though and get there....

Either that, or deploy a shortcut to All Users to the File Server, or depending on how big of an environment, enable My Network Places....
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All the settings are in the Group Policy for this.

There is also a file hack method so they can use mapped drives.
Find the info here.
 
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