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PSA: One of the updates today installs gwx despite group policy

Q: PSA: One of the updates today installs gwx despite group policy

Just did updates today, 1 important and 4 optional. Have not researched yet which one exactly but one of those put GWX back on my PC despite having previously disabled OS Upgrades through group policy. When I checked my group policy is was set back to "Not Configured".

KB915597
KB2952664
KB3102429
KB3035583
KB3112148

Edit: Seems like KB3035583 and KB2952664 are the culprits.

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Hello,

I am finding on several machines that several group plocies have changed. The following changed that I am aware of:
-Change password button is enabled. (but correctly set in GP) (we have it set to disabled)
-shutdown is disabled so you have to log in to shut the system down
-last user name appears. (we have set to disable)

This is on Domain environment using Linux servers.

Any help would be appreciated, I have been looking at this for a couple weeks and found nothing, everything I find comes out false. Also these do not happen immediately after running updates (WSUS and Windows).
Mahalo,
Will
Honolulu Community College,
Technical Desktop Support

A:Group Policy Changes After Updates

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Hi all,
I received this message when i tried to look at the local group policy setting on one of my machines (Windows XP SP3), which is joined in my domain.
"Failed to open group policy object on this computer. You may not have appropriate rights.
Details:
Unspecified error."
note that I am local admin.
It's all started when I was troublshooting WSUS connectivity and i looked at the WinsdowsUpdate.log, the WSUS server was <Null> & WSUS status server <Null>, I tried to force the domain GP by using GPupdate /force, it went fine and asked to
log off, but nothing changed in the WindowsUpdate.log still <Null>. Then i tried to look at the local policy setting.
I searched the internet nothing related to my case.
Thanks in advance for advising.
Mohammed Adel

A:Group policy error: Failed to open group policy object on this computer.

I guess reinstall windows is the solution, I also found one log "event id 1096", related to "registry.pol" it was corrupted.
Regards,
Mohammed Adel

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Windows 10 Pro Updates low on disk space and Group Policy. I have two users one admin and one local. I have added a usb drive to use for updates to resolve the low disk space and it worked. However I have added a setting in Group Policy - All Removable Storage classes: Deny all access -this setting applies to Local Users only. My question is will updates take place usingt the USB drive while the Local user is running or will it prevent
the update from using the USB drive? Any help appreciated. Thanks.
 

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Hello, I've just installed KB3176929. Now I am running Windows 10 Education v1607, b14393.10.

Almost everything it's fine despite "Windows Update Settings" .

In the past I've used Local Group Policy Editor​ to tweak the settings and make Windows notify me when I need some update, without downloading or installing anything.

Now, in gpedit the relevant policy is still correct:
The problem is that in the Update section, under Settings it shows the following:
So it's clearly stated that download and installation will be executed without user intervention.
Also Active hours button is also displayed, but I have never had this before Anniversary update.
Before this update my Update Settings screen was similar to this one:
What I have already tried to get back the previous behavior:
set the policy Configure auto updates to not configuredshut down and power upset the policy Configure auto updates to enabled & 2 = Notify before...manually checked for updatereboot

I did not succeed.

Is this policy still applicable to Win 10 Edu?
Have you any suggestions?

Many thanks

P.S.: I am wondering if disabling active hours from registry can help or not.

A:Win 10 Anniversary, automatic updates & Group Policy Settings

I also posted the same issue for Win 10 Pro here:

http://www.tenforums.com/installatio...pressions.html

However, it may actually be working because I received a pop up notification that updates were available; however, I didn't capture that but I did get this screenshot:

In summary, I did get notified and they didn't download automatically.

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Windows Vista Home Premium, How can I turn off group policy, If I try to run defender or change startup programs, it will not allow me. Message to contact your system administrator to turn off group policy.  Please help

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Hi all
For the past 6 months we have received reports of PC's taking up to an hour to get to the login prompt.
All our PC's are running Windows 7 32/64 Bit.
The message is always "Applying Group Policy Local Users and Groups policy"
Once it gets to the login prompt they will login with no problem.
I have enabled GPO logging on 1 PC and the results show as below (sorry for the wall of text) Boot time was 15:16.
I was hoping someone else had come across this issue and maybe has some insight
Network team say "its not the network"!!
Server Team say "Its not DNS or Group Policy" !! 
So its been left with me on the desktop team to diagnose the fault
Regards
Paul Griffiths - NHS Trust in Bristol

GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 ProcessGPOs: -----------------------
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 ProcessGPOs: Processing extension Group Policy Local Users and Groups
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 ReadStatus: Read Extension's Previous status successfully.
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 CompareGPOLists:  The lists are the same.
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 GPLockPolicySection: Sid = (null), dwTimeout = 30000, dwFlags = 0
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 LockPolicySection called for user <Machine>
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 Sync Lock Called
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 Writer Lock got immediately.
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 Lock taken successfully
GPSVC(534.75c) 15:17:14:459 ProcessGPOList: Entering for extension Group Policy ... Read more

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Hi Team,
Please let me know what is the standard Setting for below Security Setting ( Audit Policy ), which are followed in most of the Company.

For Eg:- Should i set ' Success & Failure ' for ' Audit account logon events ' & for ' Audit account management' etc...




Thanks & Regards,
Param
www.paramgupta.blogspot.com

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I have an SCCM Client deployed to several test PC. The client configures LGPO directing the PC to receive Windows Update from our SCCM server.  However, it fails. WUAHANDLER.LOG shows the following errors:
Enabling WUA Managed server policy to use server:http://xxxxx.xxx.net:8530
Waiting for 2 mins for Group Policy to notify of WUA polucy chnage...
Unable to read existing WUA resultant policy. Error = 0x80070002.
Group Policy settings were overwritten by a higher authority (domain controller) to: Server and Policy NOT CONFIGURED
Failed to Add Update Source for WUAgent of type (2) and id{{.......}}. Error=0x80040692.
I checked domain GPOs and there is no GPO that would cause this conflict.  I ran RSOP to verify.  What I noticed is that gpresult did not show LGPO as being applied. But when I unlinked all the domain GPOs (linked to the PC OU), gpresult showed
LGPO as being applied.
Any ideas or suggestions welcome.
 

A:Group Policy settings were overwritten by a higher authority (domain controller) to: Server and Policy NOT CONFIGURED

Hi,
 
For this issue, please try to refer to the following article;
 
Troubleshooting Group Policy Configuration for Software Updates
 
If this issue persists, for a better support service, please kindly post at the SCCM forum for further help:
 
System Center Configuration Manager Category
 
Alex ZhaoPlease remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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Will either of these allow me to restrict drive access to a single user only? I've tried to restrict drive access with Group Policy Editor but it applies the restriction globally--even to me the administrator.

Could anyone let me know if this is possible and how to do it?

Much thanks.

A:Group Policy Editor or Local Security Policy

I take it that you want to restrict access to this drive to everyone but yourself. Which drive are you referring to, is it locally connected or via a network?

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Hi all!

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit on a domain

I've NEVER seen this before and I cant figure it out.

I have a group policy set on an OU named LAPTOPS. The policy gets applied, however the User Config\Windows Setting\Scripts\Logon DOES NOT. When you run the GPRESULTS on the laptop, I see the policy settings being applied EXCEPT for the LOGON script. Its not there. I dont see any errors and cant figure out why Windows would ignore this one setting in the policy but apply the rest. I've tried deleting and recreating the policy but that does not work. Also made sure I did a GPUPDATE /FORCE

Thanks in advance!

A:Group Policy Applies Policy EXCEPT for 1 Setting!

Is a policy enforced on a domain or site level?

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hi
pls help me out in this issue . i am having 20 systems i want to impletement group policies on all machines in a workgroup

how can i do that this is an windows 2000 professional environment
thanks
 

A:How to configure group policy in work group

Sneaker.Net.

Walk to each computer and set the policies on each computer. If you are not in a domain environment you are basically have to set each one manually.

My only other thought is if all the computers are exactly the same make and model and you have some type of imaging software. You could make a standard install on one computer with all the settings you want and then use that computer to image all the other computers on your network.
 

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I'm running Windows 7 Home Edition. I ave a HP Pavillion g 7 1222 nr Notebook PC. The other night my dog knocked the power cord out of the wall when I got up and turned on my computer l got the following error

Failed to connect to a Windows service. Windows could not connect to the Group Policy Client Service. The problem prevents standard users from logging into the system. As an administrative user you can review the system event log for details about why the system didn't respond.

Had a X on the Speaker and Internet icon in my system tray. Can play movies no sound. As to Internet it said no Internet available which is not true.Then went I try to get into my computer, control panel,and most any other programs I get another error {Z6EE0668A00A-4407-9371-BEB064C98683\0\{05D7B0F4-2121-4EFF-BF68-ED3F69B894D9}The server process could not be started because the configured identity is incorrect check the user name and password.

When I try an open some of my files or programs I get a popup window that wants to know if I want the program to make changes to my hard drive I can't get one to come up at the moment to give more detail. Probably because I have click on most of them at first I clicked yes then I decided that was probably not a good idea. Either way programs still didn't open.

I also had been getting a blank screen popping up every once in a while before all this other happened and on the top it said C:\Program Files (x86)Driver Pack Notifier\bin\Too... Read more

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Is it possible to set administrators to one GP and standard users to another? I want to disable Command Prompt, Task Mgr and lockout all USB and CD drives for standard users but allow administrators to access all of those.

How do i set different group polices depending on user?

Thanks in advance

A:Set Group Policy different for each user group?

Yep. As long as the policies you want to deploy to those groups are per-user (i.e. within the user configuration section of GP Editor), then you can use a tool like Microsoft's GPMC to "security filter" the effects of a GPO to a particular user group. Or, you might want to check out Desktop Policy Manager--www.sdmsoftware.com/desktop_management, which provides a simplified web interface into Group Policy and makes targeting by group much simpler (full disclosure--I work for this company).

Darren

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I have a new T470p (type 20J6) with Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Build 16296 and System Update v5.07.0065. When I run System Update I am shown 11 optional updates. I select all these updates, click 'Next >' then 'Download'. The packages are downloaded and installed (9 successful, 2 could not be installed) then I reboot the laptop. If I then run System Update again I am offered exactly the same 11 optional updates. I've been through the entire process 5 or 6 times now. How can I 'reset' System Update so it doesn't keep offering me the same updates which it says have been successfully installed? UPDATE: If I install and use the 'Lenovo Companion' app and select 'System Update' from there I am told 'No updates are available. Your system is up to date'.

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I was wondering if someone can help me.

When I try to access the Group Policy via the run command gpedit.msc while being logged on as user I receive the following error message:

Group Policy Error

You cannot perform this operation. Please contact your system administrator.

I then logged in as Administrator and opened the Group Policy>Computer Configuration>windows settings>security settings>security options

What policy do I need to reconfigure so that the GO is accessible when the user is logged on?

Thanks
 

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windows xp pro
I no nothing about this group policy thing
I am trying to clean up a computer and no how to do that no problem
however I ave downloaded malwarebytes, cleaner for temps, cookies, history, superantispyware, dr cureit etc it seems they download but when I try to run them some will start like they are going to run but then disappear, this error comes up

Windows cannot access the specified device,path, or file. You may not have appropiate permissions to access the item

I have cleaned up alot of computers but don't no anything about this group policy, I no it gives you permissions to read ,write, change etc but have never set it.It is a friends computer and she is administrator so I thiought she could do anything then, I finally make another account with my name as admin but it does the same thing, I have seached google for how to set it but nothing really clear that i can find, Her son tried to put AVG Antivirus 2011 on it and paid for it at the site but it is all messed up some of it is there some isn't I can't uninstall it I need to get the permissions right so I can use some of the programs to start cleaning it and get stuff uninstalled and reinstalled. Can you help?
 

A:really need help with group policy or whatever it is

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Group Policy has been set on a laptop, that is not in a network. How can you turn this off so the single computer can control it's firewall again? I tried looking in the MMC but have been unable to locate group policy. I think that my dad let someone at his wifi company do a remote desktop on his computer, and they left the group policy turned on. Also, when you open IE it goes only to one web page theirs. I tried deleting the cookies, temp internet files, etc. All the computer repair company wants to do is dump the hard drive, leaving a 73 yr old to install all the software and hardware again.

Thank you
Lorna

A:Group Policy

In order to access the Group Policy Editor, use "gpedit.msc" (without the quotes of course) from the "Run" window.

I'm not certain where in a Policy you will find what you are seeking, it's been a while since I've tinkered around in here. Just be careful as the system could get really locked down depending on what is changed.

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I had recently replaced an old 2000 server with a new xp server and used a cross-cable to transfer the information needed from one to the other. Once in place, all other pc's were connected to the server and they were able to access the shared drive on the server. However, today the client pc's tell me they do not have privelage to access the folder on the server. Upon looking at the event viewer, I see the following:

"Windows couldn't log the RSoP (Resultant Set of Policies) session status. An attempt to connect to WMI failed. No more RSoP logging will be done for this application of policy." Event = 1090

Please help!

2tancaddis
 

A:Group policy on XP

Although this seemed to work for me, the first thing I did was turn off automatic updates. When I view the event viwer I also had automatic update errors in conjunction with the WMI error.
To turn off automatic updates, right mouse click on My Computer and goto Properties. Next click on Automatic Updates tab and uncheck (Keep my computer up to date) then click on OK.
Ionut Marin (Last update 10/5/2003):
>From a newsgroup post, from a Microsoft Engineer: "It could be that there is a problem with WMI >on this machine. You can try recreating some of the WMI files using the steps below:
>1 Stop the Windows Management Instrumentation service.
>2 Go to the %SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem\Repository folder.
>3. Delete all of the files that are in the %SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem\Repository folder.
>4 Restart the computer. The files that were deleted are recreated when the computer restarts.
>The Windows Management Instrumentation service will start automatically when you restart the >computer".
 

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Hi
I'm seeting up group policy for our windows 10 rollout.
Is there a way not to lock yourself out when wokring GP?
I also want to block metro apps and store in GP.....if you couls show where this is?  Not evident on windows 10.

Thanks

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I've been attempting to change the group policy on my new laptop so it no longer forces a classic start menu. I've added the group policy from the MMC and altered it there, however I still do not have the option for the XP start menu. I've altered it on the admin account with success but I seem to be missing something here. . . Possibly in the system.adm file however I haven't been able to discern the gobbledegook to find what I'm really looking for. I'm also too chicken to go poking around in the registry without knowing exactly what I'm looking for. I appreciate your thoughts.
 

A:group policy

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i got on after work and my usb keyboard doesn?t work I went to settings and it tells me setup blocked by group policy can I please get help on what to do?
 

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HII
I had applied group policy on internet explorer on whole domain, now i want to disable it but accidentally i have deleted that group policy to fix it but still its not working i had to do my lab will you please help as soon as possible.

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does anybody know how to restrict only limited users is group policy ie if i do it now say restrict task manager i restricts it on all admin accounts to i only want that to happen on limited ones

someone please reply need to know

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At work, the domain I am in creates an icon on my desktop every time I log in.

It's REALLY ANNOYING, especially as it's for the can't-help-with-that desk, who I never use.

Turns out this is created by group policy.

I have asked for them to modify my user so it does not get created, but as I don't have admin rights on this particular domain server, as a fallback, I'm looking to see if I can't mess with the policy on my desktop - or at least block it from creating the damn icon... any clues form anyone as to how, would be most welcome!!!!

A:Group Policy....

Sorry but it would not be proper to assist you in removing something that your employers are fully entitled to add to the system you use - however insignificant this item would be

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Hello there,
I have a question about group policy.
I have to set up a computer in our company that will only be allowed to access one website, the company does not want the employee to surf the internet. So how would I set it up to be able to only go to the one website or domain.
The machine I am setting up is running Windows 2K and the Server version is Server 2000.
Thank you.
Richard F.
 

A:Group Policy help

This may be a local security policy not sure
 

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Hello, I am trying to edit the gpedit.msc in windows xp professional so that there is no way of editing the background/wallpaper. I go User Config\Administrative Templates\Desktop\Active Desktop\Active Desktop
Wallpaper, but for my system there is no Desktop portion there is only Windows Components under Admin Templ. Am I doing something wrong here or is there something to bring those other folders into play.

Thanks
 

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Hi, I have got a server an xp machine, I have setup the option so that it can connect to the servers domain via system properties. I have tried create a Group policy for the domain however the computer doesn't apply the policy, obviously im doing something wrong but I don't no what. I login to the XP Pro machine with the domain and a username and password I have setup on the machine, but no polices work. Does it need to do it before logon? If so how do i set this up?

If someone could help and tell me what I need to do to get this setup, that would be great.

Below is a screenshot of what I have
 

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trying to set a group within A.D to have fixed proxy settings. I have made user that it's not being picked up on the machine as i have disabled "Make to proxy to the machine and not the user. Within the user domain i have set the proxy within the proxy field. Enforced gp on the server but it doesn't seem to be coming accross any ideas?
 

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is there away of copying a Group policy from one machine to another without imaging and with the use of AD

Please help

Bigc
 

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Running XP home on a Dell inspiron 8600 notebook. Some time back Dell had me do a complete format and reload because I had a display problem. Since then I have been unable to send anthing from this computer over my network or change firewall settings because it tells me it is not allowed because of group policy. This is a home system and I never used group policy and it is my understanding this is not part of XP home. How can this be? What must I do to resolve this problem?
Spiders
 

A:Group Policy

Posted to move to Windows XP area.

Zee
 

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Hi everyone,

I Googled this to death, but could not find a direct or easy answer to how to do this or even if its possible.

I want to know if its possible, on one local machine, to apply Group Policy restrictions to just one user account, or at least to prevent the restrictions from being applied to the administrator account? When I apply the Group Policy restrictions they do work, but they're automatically applied to (my) admin account as well.

Is there any feasible way to figure this out? You'd think it would be possible to do.

Thank you SO much to anyone who helps out.

A:Help with Group Policy?

Hi CIS,

As the concept of group policy is derived from the Client server network model a local policy, which I would assume is the type involved here, will apply to all local accounts.

If you can give more information on the restrictions you are trying to apply there may be an alternative method of achieving this for certain user groups only

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Hello on windows server i have set up the group policy as a test with it so you cant get into control panel. I logged in with the user on my client pc with the user but it still lets me into control panel the group policy isnt working on the client pc's. I tried logging into the windows server computer and it didnt let me in control panel.

Does anyone know how to fix it?
 

A:Group Policy

anyone?
 

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How do you add "Device Installation" template in the group policy editor as I need to add the installation timeout? This template is missing in Computer Configuration>Administrative Templates>System.

Thanks

A:Group Policy

As far as I know Group Policy does not come with Home Premium.

Your System Specs






Quote:
Computer type PC/Desktop
OS Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit


How to Add Group Policy Editor Gpedit.msc to Windows 7 Home? - Microsoft Community

Answer
Kari Finn replied on

Group Policy Editor is a feature in Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise editions of Windows 7. It does not belong to Starter, Home Basic and Home Premium.

If you need Gpedit you can use Windows Anytime Upgrade to upgrade your Home Premium to Professional or Ultimate without losing your data and installed software.. This tutorial will help you with Anytime Upgrade: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/95744-windows-anytime-upgrade-how.html

Any third party hack to get Gpedit to Home Premium is against the End User Licence Agreement of your Windows 7 and can include procedures that might seriously harm your computer.
Local Group Policy Editor - Open

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We want to create a user profile template and all new users who log into a computer inherit these settings, one setting we need is a persistent cookie file located in the users personal directory. How do we get that cookie to work amongst multiple profiles?

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Yo.
I am trying to set add the local admin group to the "Debug Programs & Manage Auditing and security log" policy. I'm doing this because I had to remove and reinstall SQL server from my laptop and now it just won't install. Much googling tells me the problem may be this policy.

But. No GRP for home premium, and I can't find a matching key in Group Policy Search.

Does anyone know where I can find this in the registry?

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Hello,

I hope I am in the right thread, well anyways, my supervisor wants to disable all the games in the company, so I go to my main DM, put everyone in one group, (domain/security group or should I put it in domain/distribution?) and go to the OU group policy, then I look under all the settings and try and see if I can disable the games folder, or just the games themselves, i could not find it, can anyone point or give me the path (folder) that i can disable it in the group policy? Also, can group policy work in a domain administrator or just an administrator? the reason is i tried to test out by disabling me from getting into control panel, but i can still see it, i am a domain admin. Also do I put the users or do I put the computers in the group?

thank you
 

A:Group Policy in the OU

Siten0308 said:

Hello,

I hope I am in the right thread, well anyways, my supervisor wants to disable all the games in the company, so I go to my main DM, put everyone in one group, (domain/security group or should I put it in domain/distribution?) and go to the OU group policy, then I look under all the settings and try and see if I can disable the games folder, or just the games themselves, i could not find it, can anyone point or give me the path (folder) that i can disable it in the group policy? Also, can group policy work in a domain administrator or just an administrator? the reason is i tried to test out by disabling me from getting into control panel, but i can still see it, i am a domain admin. Also do I put the users or do I put the computers in the group?

thank youClick to expand...
If I remember correctly, in the policy OU, you have to block access to the .exes for the games, but I can't remember exactly where it is. But I know it can be done because I've done it before.
 

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Hello , I am trying to understand the group policy thing i am trying to turn off windows firewall but it says 'for your security some settings are controlled by group policy.

I've run through that list and still can't get the settings I want.If someone is very good with this and also access denied popups , I am the only person using computer and I am admin, some help will be very welcomed.

Thks
 

A:Group Policy help pls

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Ever since I took my comp. to the "PC Doctor" to get fixed, I have not been able to access any of its resources (printer, shared files) from other computers on my home network. I haven't been able to figure out this problem, but one thing that is a mystery to me is that when I went to turn off Windows Firewall, I noticed that it was turned off, but all of the options were gray (there was no way to turn it back on if I wanted to) It said at the top that it was controlled be "Group Policy" and that I had to contact the administrator, which is me. (I'm the IT guy at my house). Does this have something to do with my networking problems, or is there something else wrong? Everything worked perfectly before I took it to this place to be fixed.

Thanks, Sid
 

A:Group Policy?

The tool you'll probably need to use to correct that is either secpol.msc or gpedit.msc. I can't think right off the top of my head which settings in there but if you aren't connected to a domain and that's your error then I'm pretty sure the correction to be made is in there.
 

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Hello,

Is it possible to change a group policy on a local machine when the effective setting is coming from the Domain Controller? I've changed the setting on the DC to what it needs to be for the entire network. However, since the local machine cannot connect to the DC anymore the policy can not be updated and the old policy is still being used by the local machine. Can someone help me?

Thank you...
 

A:Group Policy

So this PC you want to stay on a domain but not connected to the domain. At the same time it not to use the domain policy it had implemented when it was connected?
 

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My network is made of windows 2000 server and XP clients. I have created a group policy (IE) in active directory by going to User Config->Internet Explorer Maintenance ->Security->Security zone and Content Rate->content rating modify setting , and added my trusted sites and block the rest. This group policy was assign to an Test OU. It worked fine during test. I reboot the clinet pc sitll worked out fine. But after a day I checked again, policy is there but it would not take effect. Unless it is enabled locally at each machine thru IE content advisor. I have updated group policy on local machine, there is no other policy on that OU, the group policy is marked with no override, block policy inheritance is marked. How can I make the content advisory to stay in enable? Why the policy is not forced thru the domain?
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Hi,

I am unable to turn my Firewall on. I cannot click on anything, and a message at the top of the screen says 'for your security some settings are controlled by group policy'.

Surely, if security is involved, why is firewall turned off, maiking my PC less secure.

If anyone knows how I can turn on firewall I would appreciate it very much.

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We will need some more info on the problem like name of the firewall, and some system specs and any error messages you get?
 

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Help, I'm running XP Home SP2 and I can't turn off Windows Firewall. It tells me that for my security it's controlled by Group Policy. I'd like to run zone alarm, but I know you can't havE 2 firewalls running at once. Any suggestions?
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I have a laptop that a user is the local admin of. I created a group policy to deny alot of the functions. I also don't want them to be able to install any kind of software being an admin. Is this possible? I have to have this user be an admin on this laptop. Thanks
 

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First let me apologize if this is the stupidest question of all time.

Next let me introduce myself, my name is Craig and I teach in a school in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, Canada... 600 miles above the Arctic Circle. There are no techs up here to help me with my problem! I have the task of setting up our new server running windows 2003. I have NEVER setup nor worked on a server before! I have to learn everything as I go.

That being said my problem may be something that I don't see, maybe I created my users, groups or OU wrong. But the problem that I am having now is group policies.

I have installed the Group Policy Management Console snap-on (or is that snap-in). And here is what I have done.

I created an OU called school this was created right under my domain. Then I created another OU called students and another on grade 9-12.

domain
- school
- students
- grade 9-12

Then in the "active directory users and computers" I created a user in the grade 9-12 OU called test_t. This user use a profile set to \\server\profiles$\%USERNAME% this roaming profile work fine.

SO, I want to create a group policy that controls my users, so I can set proxy, home pages... you know group policy stuff!

So in the GPMC I right click "Group Policy Objects" and go to "new". Give my new policy a name "test".

Next I right click my OU students and "Link an existing GPO", and select "test" from the list.

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