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Windows 7: GPO Prevent access to drives from My Computer

13 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64 and x86
GPO Prevent access to drives from My Computer

I have an issue and cannot find an alternative. Using Active Directory Group Policy Management.

Prevent access to drives from My Computer Restrict C drive only

In Windows XP this policy works as expected.

In Windows 7 this policy hides everything in the Users' profile "My Documents" and even when I changed it to c:\profiles.

Odd thing is, if you save a document to the "Desktop", you can see the saved documents.

If would like to find the alternative of this policy for Windows 7?

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15 May 2013   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit


See if you can follow this instruction. I've also attached an image, this is from Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise GPO.

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