Q
Manage Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.

Is there a Group Policy add-in to manage profiles?

I was told there is a Group Policy add-in to manage hardware profiles. I want a top-down way to enable or disable certain hardware in certain profiles. My platform is Windows XP Pro. Can you help?

I was told there is a Group Policy add-in to manage hardware profiles. I want a top-down way to enable or disable certain hardware in certain profiles. My platform is Windows XP Pro. Can you help?
You might be interested in a program called PolicyMaker. One of the features PolicyMaker sports right out of the box is the ability to enable or disable specific pieces of hardware through a profile. A given device can be enabled or disabled for a particular user or computer; this also includes things like removable disks or USB "keychain" drives. The program comes in several editions, each sized for various needs depending on how big your organization is or what other needs you might have through Group Policy.
This was last published in December 2005

Dig Deeper on Windows systems and network management

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchSQLServer

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close