Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit – How to prevent install programs from removable media

 

 

If you have administrative rights you can prevent users from installing programs from removable media, like CD’s, DVD`s, USB portable drives and others

Click on start menu and on the search field type GPEDIT.MSC – hit enter
When group policy editor shows up, expand menu USER CONFIGURATION – ADMINISTRATIVE TEMPLATES – WINDOWS COMPONENTS – WINDOWS INSTALLER
On the right side window double click menu PREVENT REMOVABLE MEDIA SOURCE FOR ANY INSTALL
Select option ENABLED and click button OK to save settings and close options

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