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Windows 2008 terminal server - How to restrict access to DVD/floppy?

I has a very simple task. I need to block access to removable media (CD, DVD, floppy, USB drives etc.) on a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server for users and allow it for admins. I tried to enable the ...
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SBS2003 won't acknowledge any USB ports

I've uninstalled/reinstalled/updated the latest drivers for all usb ports. Also, the removable storage service won't stay on.
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Can Windows Removable Storage send operator requests remotely?

I'm playing around with a LTO tape-archival setup using Windows 2003 and Remote Storage Service. Everything's working great, but one thing I've noticed is that Operator Requests only seem to be able ...
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Tandberg Products (Accuvault RDX 1TB &4TB)

http://www.span.com/product_info.php?products_id=33037 I am interested in getting the above to backup our existing NAS for off site storage. Has anyone used these ? recommendations ? Alternatives ? ...
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What's the best way to get info about currently unmounted drives?

First, the situation: I've got a Linux computer with two eSATA drive bays that accept removable SSD drives. I'm trying to write a little GUI application that makes it easier for the user to ...
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Deny access to removable storage media for Windows XP client machines via Group Policy

I am currently editing a GPO for user accounts of a particular OU and I want to disable removable drives access on a particular OU, problem is that all the client machines are Windows XP and the ...
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Group Policy: Enforce No Write Caching for Removable Drives

We've run into a number of issues on our system where students are unplugging devices from workstations without safely removing them first. Whilst the results are often a very good learning experience ...
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Removable SATA backup drive corruption

Currently we have 2 SATA hard drives housed in removable enclosures (NTFS partitions). Each week the drive is swapped out with the other one after the backup job has completed. The files that are ...
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Recommend a rugged, good performing eSATA + USB hard drive for off-site backup? [closed]

I'm looking for a tough (drop resistant, etc), small USB + eSATA external hard drive specifically for backups that will be taken off-site and potentially stored over long periods. Size 500GB and up. ...
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Tool to determine filesystem on CompactFlash media

I have a CompactFlash card that is used in a custom piece of hardware. WAV files are written to it. Windows doesn't recognize the media and wants to format it, which rules out FAT 16/32, NTFS, UDF, ...
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NTFS formatted removable storage, safely remove / unmount via command line?

We've just setup some removable storage for a file server we run in one of our offices (only supporting less than 10 work stations), one of our backup solutions is a removable harddrive that will ...