Disable cdrw in XP

Sims

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Hi,

is there a way to disable cdrw in XP?
Got an cdrw in a laptop, and want this to only be used as a cdrom.
No cdrw osftware is installed.
It's because of an security issue.


Sims
 
Start>Run>regedit.
Look for the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
Explorer

Create a new DWORD value under the key, name it "NoCDBurning" (without quotes), and set its value to 1.

You might need to restart once for the changes to take effect.
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