Prevent Other Computers from Accessing CD-ROM on Windows 8 Computer

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Rushell, Eng

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    The first thing we need to do is access the security policies, and the easiest way to do this is to right-click on the Start menu icon at the lower left corner of the screen.
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    On the menu that appears, select "Run".
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    Now, type in "secpol.msc.
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    Then press the "Enter" key.
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    When the "Local Security Policy" window opens, double-click on "Local Policies" on the left.
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    Next, click "Security Options".
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    On the right-hand side of the window, we need to select "Devices: Restrict CD-ROM access to locally logged-on users only". Double-click on that option.
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    Then click on the circle next to "Enabled" to choose that option.
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    Now, click "OK" at the bottom.
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    Once this is done, we can close the "Local Security Policy" window by clicking on the "x" in the top right corner.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to prevent other computers from accessing the CD-ROM on your Windows 8 computer. Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.
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Recent edits by: Rushell, Lukward Thomason

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