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Registered: ‎Thu 23-Sep-2010

Unable to block USB wimax Dongle

Hello colleagues,


Do anyone have an idea on how to block USB wimax Dongle? I have set device and application control policy but still cannot prevent it. Please advice


Sophos product     : Sophos end point security and control and Sophos Enterprise Console

Sophos product version: version 9
Operating system:  windows xp

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Posts: 5,004
Registered: ‎Mon 23-Nov-2009

Re: Unable to block USB wimax Dongle

Hello Mahadzar,


Device Control detects and blocks classes of devices. If the dongle is not detected you should send in a Device Control request (use the Support query form and select  it from I want to submit a). It might be that the dongle appears as some other device.