How to disable USB storage devices on XPSP2?
We get this query alot in regards to customers wanting to disable access to USB storage devices, without limiting the use of other USB devices. Here's a few things worth looking at:
- Knowledge Base Article - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823732/en-us (How to disable the use of USB storage devices).
- Free tool - http://www.intelliadmin.com/blog/2007/01/disable-usb-flash-drives.html (two versions: local and remote).
- Paid solution - http://www.lumension.com/usb_security.jsp?rpLangCode=1&rpMenuId=118468 (lots of options).
- There are many possibilities (e.g. disable writing only), check http://search.live.com/results.aspx?q=disable+usb+storage+windows+xp&go=Hledat&mkt=cs-cz&scope=&FORM=LIVSOP.