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How to use Group Policy to hide a hard drive

With Group Policy Objects in Windows, there is a "Hide these specified drives in My Computer" option that lets you hide specific drives. This article describes how to use Local Group Policy to hind the C drive of a Terminal Services.

  1. To open group policy, run gpedit.msc. Or start the Microsoft Management Console (MMC). On the Console menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in to add Policy Object (GPO) for the local computer.
  2. Open the following sections: User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and Windows Explorer.
  3. Double-click Hide these specified drives in My Computer.
  4. Check Enabled under Hide these specified drives in My Computer check box (Figure).
  5. Select Restrict C Drive only under Pick one of the following combinations.
  6. Click OK to save the settings.

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