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GPO for Win 7 removable storage


hu2tech

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Trying to set a group policy in AD that will hide the CD drive for Users in AD. I am able to disable the removable storage but they are still visible. How can they be hidden with group policy? Any suggestions?

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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[Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Removable Storage Access]

CD and DVD: Deny read access

CD and DVD: Deny write access

Removable Disks: Deny read access

Removable Disks: Deny write access

All Removable Storage classes: Deny all access

All Removable Storage classes: allow direct access in remote sessions

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hu2tech

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Thanks. That will disable but the CD/DVD is still visible in 'Computer' folder. Trying to hide it by creating a GPO and editing the Preferences.

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