To block external USB Storage devices using the command prompt type in the following:
reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBSTOR" /t Reg_dword /v Start /f /d 4
Alternatively you could add it manually to the registry.
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