USB Flash key usage question

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Heeter, Dec 3, 2005.

  1. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Hi Guys,

    Does WindowsXP/Server2003 log usage of USB flash keys? If so, where can I view it?

    I'd really hate to disable the USB ports on some machines, and because of printers and those authorised those the use a flash key, can't disable on other machines.

    Thanks in advance,

    Heeter
     
  2. madmatt

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    I can't think of a way to keep an eye on it. But there is an easier way to disable the use of USB Flash Drives. Change the permissions of the usbstor.sys file in the DRIVER cache (or change the permissions of the whole CAB).

    I have a document on it at work. I can post it on Monday.
     
  3. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Great thanks Madmatt.

    If you can post later that document that would appreciated.

    Heeter
     
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  5. madmatt

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    That's what the document says to do. Chief hit the nail on the head.
     
  6. kcnychief

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    Have a chance to give this a shot Heeter? Always good to see how things work out :)
     
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  7. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Thanks D,

    That site/forum really, really helped.

    I am really sorry that I haven't been posting because of work lately. Been really busy.

    BTW, that whole site is really good. I always wanted to get my MCSE. I don't think that I will ever have the chance. The site is a great read as a whole.

    Double thanks for this, KC.

    Heeter
     
  8. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    No worries about posting, I'm busy myself a lot. My posting comes in HUGE bunches, and I mean HUGE ;)

    Obviously life comes first, just poke in with OSNN when you can :)

    I also agree, that's a great forum.

    I'm halfway to my MCSE, w00t!
     
  9. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    I envy you , LOLOL

    Heeter