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Recovery console: Allow floppy copy and access to all drives and all folders

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Recovery console: Allow floppy copy and access to all drives and all folders

Description

Enabling this security option makes the Recovery Console SET command available, which allows you to set the following Recovery Console environment variables:

  • AllowWildCards: Enable wildcard support for some commands (such as the DEL command).

  • AllowAllPaths: Allow access to all files and folders on the computer.

  • AllowRemovableMedia: Allow files to be copied to removable media, such as a floppy disk.

  • NoCopyPrompt: Do not prompt when overwriting an existing file.

Default: Disabled.

Configuring this security setting

You can configure this security setting by opening the appropriate policy and expanding the console tree as such: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options\

For specific instructions about how to configure security policy settings, see Edit security settings on a Group Policy object.

For more information, see:

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