Hi Carlos, this post on Petri’s site is a step by step guide to do it.
It didnt work for me..i have not seen Custom Policy Settings>Restrict Drives in my GPO
Hope you help me with this…
It’s possible to simply disable USB ports support in PC BIOS in order to prevent and forbid computer user from
using USB removable flash drive or mass storage device (portable hard disk drive) to copy and transfer data and
files. However, disabling USB ports totally also shutdown the ability for system to use USB based keyboard,
mouse, webcam, printer, scanner and etc, which has become a common connectivity norm in modern computer.
As a workaround, use the following registry hack to stop USB Mass Storage Device drivers from starting when
the system boots up.
Run Registry 1. Editor (regedit).
Navigate to the following registry key:
3. In the right pane, double click on the Start value name.
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