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I am looking for a way to password protect usb ports.  I want restricted access for all devices except keyboard and mice.  Although I would still like to be able to access the port if our IT team needs to use a usb port for a flash drive or external hard drive.  So far in my research I have come up dry on finding any software that does such a thing.  Maybe one of you guys could steer me in the right direction?
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Password protect? No. However you can disable access to Removable Storage devices via GPOs. Note the attached screenshot showing where to set this up and how. Also, in the Scope / Security Filtering tab you may apply it to all but the machines used by your IT staff.

Note the proprietary code {53f56...etc}. That is universal and 'should' work on Windows 7+ boxes to my knowledge
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Thank you for your help.
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