troubleshooting Question

Locking down Removable Storage(USB/Flash Drives) but creating excemption for DVD/CD Drive

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Deborah CanalesFlag for United States of America asked on
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Title pretty much says what I am needing help with.  We are wanting to lock down USB/Flash Drive access on our domain, but we noticed the cd/dvd drives on users computers are listed under Removable Storage so these get locked down as well.  Is there any way to create exemption for these drives?  I saw some articles on finding the hardware id on the cd/dvd drives but where would I list these in the group policy?

Thanks for any assistance on this.
Lee Ingalls
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