Restrict Floppy Drive to Console User


This entry restricts access to floppy disk drives to the user currently logged
on to the computer. In this mode, floppy disks are allocated to the user as part
of the interactive logon process and are freed for general use or for
reallocation only when no one is logged on. This parameter satisfies the C2
security requirement that removable media must be securable. Without this
restriction, the contents of the floppy disks would be available to all domain
administrators remotely.

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows
NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

Name: AllocateFloppies
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1 restrict to user logged onto console.

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