This feature allows you to deny access to the following classes of devices:
USB devices for all non-administrators
All removable media (floppy disks, pen drives, etc.) for all non-administrators
All DVD/CD-ROM drives for all non-administrators
All serial and parallel ports for all non-administrators
To deny access to a class of device for all non-administrators:
Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager.
In the left pane, click Device Access Manager, and then click Simple Configuration.
In the right pane, select the check box of a device to deny access.
If background service is not running, it attempts to start now. Click Yes to allow it.