Disable SD card?

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  1. netuser

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    I looked in the UEFI settings and didn't see a slider for turning the card slot off.
    Is there a setting somewhere to disable the hardware so the card slot will not work?
     
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    Well if you delete the driver. You can get the driver back by searching for new hardware in device manager.
     
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    I see no benefits to doing that... why would you want to cripple your device like that?
     
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    I imagine it would be for DoD or corporate environments where external drives are disabled to limit data walk.
     
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    It could probably be done through group policy.
     
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    Not as secure as having it fully disabled in the UEFI settings.
    I find it quite odd that there isn't a slider to disable the SD card along with the other hardware settings like cameras and Bluetooth you can disable with in the UEFI settings
    Truly a bizarre omission.
    [​IMG] .
     

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