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Disable "Add a Device" Remote Desktop Server 2008R2 Group Policy

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I was able to disable "Add a Printer" using group policy for a 2008R2 Remote Desktop Server, but can not figure out how to disable "Add a Device".

any help would be greatly appreciated.
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I had a similar problem where I was trying to disable people plugging in usb devices, or more specifically thumb drives.  I followed this article from Microsoft to disable usb devices, but it also describes how to disable cd-rom's and other devices.  Hope it helps.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555324/en-us?p=1
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thank you
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