Creating an effective USB blocking GPO – Spiceworks

Introduction I spent several hours reading technet tutorials, spiceworks posts, and other various how-to/guide/tutorials and was not able to get a GPO effectively blocking usb access for users in a security group. I managed to effectively construct a working USB blocking GPO and would like to save people some headaches by posting a complete start to finish guide for Group Policy beginners that fills in the various gaps I found in other tutorials. via Cre