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Blocking users to use floppy and CD Roms

By josephjames10 ·
How can I block users to access floppy drive and CDROM on standalone Windows 2000pro.

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by DKlippert In reply to Blocking users to use flo ...

There are a couple of articles about this. Type the Q number in the search box at technet.microsoft.com:

Using Group Policy Objects to Hide Specified Drives

Q231289

Windows 2000 administrators can define drive visibility on a per-drive basis by using the NODRIVES entry in the registry.

Q158457

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by tke402 In reply to Blocking users to use flo ...

You can use Local policy or on a group level through administrative tools>Security settings

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by CiscoFred In reply to Blocking users to use flo ...

You can also create a Hardware profile for that user and disable the floppy and cd-rom in device manager for that profile. Where? Go to my computer and right click and properties. Click on Hardware Tap.

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by wbrisendine In reply to Blocking users to use flo ...

The responses you have received already are excellent solutions to your problems. However, I have found the best solution is to not give them one and use windows 2000 terminal services.

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