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how would you guys block portable Apps like Skype,firefox,Kproxy and gtalk etc etc ?

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  • Hi,

    how would you guys block portable Apps like Skype,firefox,Kproxy and gtalk etc etc ?

    it just runs from USB / Local HDD .

     obviously I could just block all USB ports but is there a better way?

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013 7:47 AM

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  • Hello Jack,

    Go through the below article which will guide on how to Restrict Users from Running Specific Applications

    http://www.computertreasure.com/restrict-users-from-running-specific-applications-for-others-users/


    Regards, Prakash Nimmala Skype : Prakash.Nimmala Email ID : prakash.nimmala@hotmail.com Whenever you see a helpful reply, click on Vote As Helpful & click on Mark As Answer if a post answers your question.

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:23 PM
  • Hi,

    Preventing users from running portable applications can be done through:

    • Configuring specific User Account Control Settings
    • Software Restriction Policies
    • AppLocker

    More information, please check this similar thread:

    How to block portable application & prevent installation on Active Directory?

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverGP/thread/dfd21e22-b245-4d2b-b9c7-912fe357653e/

    Hope this helps!

    Regards.


    Vivian Wang
    TechNet Community Support

    Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:04 AM
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