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WPD Devices: Deny read access

This policy setting denies read access to removable disks which may include media players cellular phones auxiliary displays and CE devices. If you enable this policy setting read access is denied to this removable storage class. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting read access is allowed to this removable storage class.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> RemovableStorageDevices -> {6AC27878-A6FA-4155-BA85-F98F491D4F33} # Deny_Read; HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> RemovableStorageDevices -> {F33FDC04-D1AC-4E8E-9A30-19BBD4B108AE} # Deny_Read

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    System -> Removable Storage Access

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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