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Permanently disable USB

Windows security threats expert Kevin Beaver explains how to permanently disable USB.

How can I disable USB ports permanently?
As long as you've got Active Directory running with GPO support you can do it this way. You can also control USB with various host-based information leakage prevention products. I outline some of the options here.

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This was last published in May 2006

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