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I want to disable AirDrop so that my users do not have access to it but I have not been able to find a place to disable this feature.

The closest thing i have found is this thread but I don't know where to disable it.

Could someone explain to me how to do this?

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What do you mean by "my users"? Non-administrative users on your computer? –  Daniel Lawson Oct 5 '11 at 13:22
    
@Daniel non administrative users on many computers –  mcgrailm Oct 5 '11 at 13:23
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System-wide

sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.NetworkBrowser DisableAirDrop -bool YES

User-specific (via preferences)

defaults write ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.NetworkBrowser DisableAirDrop -bool YES
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needed sudo for it to work but that did the trick –  mcgrailm Oct 5 '11 at 18:22
    
Many thanks for this. –  boehj Oct 12 '11 at 4:39
    
there is no UI for that ? –  Buscar웃 Apr 9 '13 at 16:06
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