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Force autoscan of USB thumb drives via group policy.

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I don't want to disable the usb drives - I just need a way to force the scan so that the user cannot cancel and then open the files.
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Scan for what?  Virus's/Errors/certain files?
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I need my to scan for viruses.
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Is this possible via group policy or a registry setting?
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you should be able to set this in your anti-virus depending on which one you have.  which anti-virus are you currently using?
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Currently we use a monitoring tool for our computer NCentral.  I could not find a way through this to do so. But the AV is Security Manager AV Defender.
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I've not had any dealings with that AV unfortunately. It may be worth opening a ticket with the creators to confirm with them.  I can't find a great deal of documentation for it.

My AV of choice is ESET Endpoint Security - I know this has the option for scanning.
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Thank you, he was correct
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