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  • Hi there,

    I have a question about scanning removable usb drives and the likes. Apparently during a full scan it is disabled by default, but can be enabled using a registry key (the DisableRemovableDriveScanning one.) However - this key, should it be created on the server, or on each client where I wish to do it? In the case of it being the server, is it the Management Server (probably a daft question.)

    Thanks.
    Wednesday, June 25, 2008 5:50 PM

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  • Hi,

    On each client where you want to do it.
    If you have a lot of clients, i would have created an .adm file and push it out through a policy.

    /Johan
    MCSE, forefront spec | www.msforefront.com
    Monday, June 30, 2008 8:31 AM
  • How do u change the reg settings on the computer if a policy is forced at and AD level.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2008 4:09 AM
  • Not sure what your quesion is. but if you change a setting localy that is pushed through a policy, the policy will overwrite the setting the next time the policy is applied. 

    So i guess the answer is that you can only change the setting momentarily

    /Johan
    MCSE, forefront spec | www.msforefront.com
    Tuesday, December 2, 2008 9:11 AM
  • Hi I have the same scenario as above of FCS and how to scan flash drives...is there a step-by-step guide on how to create a .adm file and deploy it by gpo. Thnx
    Friday, May 15, 2009 3:18 PM