Allowing USB usage

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Swi, Dec 16, 2004.

  1. Swi

    Swi gningnegneur

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    Hi guys,
    We just received new laptops and users can't install new hardware (mouse, usb key, ...) without having an administrator entering the admin password... Is there a trigger somewhere that we could activate to allow the full control over usb ports?

    Thx!
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    This is not specific to USB ports, but it should allow non-admin accounts to install hardware.

    Start>Run>gpedit.msc
    Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > User Rights.
    Look for "Load and unload device drivers" and double-click it to add other users/groups besides Administrators.
     
  3. Swi

    Swi gningnegneur

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    Thanks NetRyder, that's exactly what I was looking for! I knew it would be in gpedit but couldn't found it
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Cool. No probs. :)
     
  5. Swi

    Swi gningnegneur

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    Unfortunatly, it seems not to work with sp2... any explanation/solutions?!?
     
  6. Ohzopants

    Ohzopants My mom thinks I'm cool

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    Ha Ha! Un gningnegneur... Je pensais etre le seul ici a connaitre cette expression la.
     
  7. Swi

    Swi gningnegneur

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    hey oui kess tu veux :p
     
  8. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Even after a reboot?
     
  9. Swi

    Swi gningnegneur

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    yep, even after a reboot...