[Dshield] Disable USB storage devices?

Tom Liston tliston at premmag.com
Wed Oct 13 14:27:01 GMT 2004


I've not used it, but this sounds like it would do what you're looking to 
do:

http://www.protect-me.com/usb

-TL

On 13 Oct 2004 at 9:07, Shane Presley wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> A colleague recently asked me if it was possible to disable a system
> (Windows 2000 & XP) from using USB storage devices?  For example, we
> want a system to be able to use USB printers, scanners, etc.  But we
> don't want a user to be able to plug in a memory stick or zip drive.
> 
> Any thoughts?  Would non-administrator accounts be good enough to
> block this?  What about for admin accounts, any third party software
> that can block it?
> 
> Thanks,
> Shane
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