|Manage Floppy Access from Recovery Console (Windows 2000/XP)|
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If this setting is enabled, a user has full access to all drives on the system and can copy files from the hard drive to the floppy disk when using the Recovery Console.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'SetCommand' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: When this setting is disabled, copying files from the hard drive to the floppy drive is prohibited. In addition, the directories and drives that can be accessed are also limited.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Setup\|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = restrict, 1 = allow)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: May 26, 2003