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Is it possible to block .exe, .com, .bat files from being executed from removable disks? We would need to do this on Windows XP and Windows 7 computers. We would only need to do this on certain profiles and would also still need the drives to function as normal for most other file types (.doc, .xls, etc..)

I appreciate any input.

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You can use SRP Software Restriction Policies for Windows XP and Applocker for Windows 7.

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