Tag Archives: Active Directory

Disable removeable Storage

By | July 25, 2006

By default, Group Policy does not offer a facility to easily disable drives containing removable media, such as USB ports, CD-ROM drives, Floppy Disk drives and high capacity LS-120 floppy drives. However, Group Policy can be extended to use customised settings by applying an ADM template. The ADM template in this article allows an Administrator to disable the respective drivers of these devices, ensuring that they cannot be used.

Configure Remote Assistance via Group Policy

By | February 1, 2006
Remote assistance is a new feature available in the Windows XP Operating Systems.  This can be very useful in offering assistance to your remote clients because it allows you to see the users desktop while they are using it, therefore allowing you to be able to walk them through how to do something. This article describes how to set up remote assistance in an Active Directory enviroment.