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LWE10271 : You want limit the use of USB media.

Symptom:

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Cause:

You want to disable the write access of USB media on you Windows XP.

Solution:

Since Windows XP with SP2 adimnistrators have the opportunity to disable the write access on USB media.

The following registry key has to be modified to accomplish this:
Start Regedit and search for the entry "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SYSTEM\ CurrentControlSet\ Control\ StorageDevicePolicies". Create the following the key "WriteProtect" in the DWord format.

If you use the value "1" Windows blocks all write attempts to USB media.


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