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9th May 2012, 09:48 AM #1
Where in the GPO do I configure Chrome to prevent browsing the C drive
I'm currently looking at Chrome as a second browser for users. I've got the Enterprise msi, and it installs perfectly, but as a restricted user, I can type C:\ in the search bar, and see the entire C drive. I have the drive hidden in My Computer.
I've tried blocking file://* and c:\ in the GPO options, but no joy. Until I've resolved this we can't deploy it.
9th May 2012, 01:44 PM #2
I think I've solved it - I added file and file:// to the block type list, and browsing the c drive, and in fact any other drive now just reverts to the previous web page silently.
Thanks to clareq from:
speckytecky (9th May 2012)
9th May 2012, 03:14 PM #3
Hi Clareq, can you confirm the exact name of the gpo you set this in and its location? i have imported the chrome GPOs but i cant seem to see a setting for this (perhaps my eyes are playing tricks on me...)
Originally Posted by clareq
Thanks in advance.
9th May 2012, 03:40 PM #4
I've set all configuration at the User level - in disable URL protocol schemes I've added both file and file:/// - belt and braces!
2 Thanks to clareq:
zag (11th December 2013), Zenden (10th May 2012)
11th December 2013, 11:55 AM #5
Thanks for this
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