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Unjoining a domain and copy stuff to USB

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We used to have couple of laptops were on a domain ABC , and while they were joining the domain ABC whenever we copy something to a USB , we couldn

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Dear Expert

 

We used to have couple of laptops were on a domain ABC , and while they were joining the domain ABC whenever we copy something to a USB , we couldn

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We used to have couple of laptops were on a domain ABC , and while they were joining the domain ABC whenever we copy something to a USB , we couldn

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As Techbeck mentioned it's probably a Group policy, the problem is that sometimes even unjoining the AD the GPO settings will be left behind, you will need to hunt down the registry keys which block USB and remove them. 

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As Techbeck mentioned it's probably a Group policy, the problem is that sometimes even unjoining the AD the GPO settings will be left behind, you will need to hunt down the registry keys which block USB and remove them. 

 

Here is a guide on the GPO.  :)

http://www.petri.com/disable_usb_disks_with_gpo.htm

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So have to assume the usb is ntfs formated, and permissions set on it to the users/group of that machine/domain.  When you copy files to a folder/drive that has ntfs permissions set the files folders copied will inherit those permissions.

 

On your usb what does it show for permissions?

 

example

 

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Change the permissions as in my example, change to fat so doesn't have permissions or set the permissions how you want them.  Could you please post a screen shot like my example of one of these usb drives so we can walk through how to fix it and verify this is what is going on.  You could also have something setup with bitlocker to go maybe?  And files are encrypted, maybe using efs, etc.

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