• How to block access to USB drives using Active Directory?

    Question: We have a 100-users network running Windows Server 2003. I would like to use Active Directory to block all USB drive access permissions for a specific group of users. Would someone please explain how to define the group policy for this? Thanks.

    Evonhans10 pointsBadges:
  • auto running file

    I need to install an exe file on all of the machines in the network. I would like to run this exe file automatically on my network. Can anybody help?

    Danial370 pointsBadges:
  • How do I make a group policy in Windows Server 2003?

    Can you please tell me on how to create group policies on Windows 2003 server?

    Saba0 pointsBadges:
  • Commercial software deployment tools?

    We've been using Group Policy with Active Directory to deploy software to our desktops. This has worked pretty well, but we've wondered if there'd be a way to do the deployments without having to do a reboot (or two). (I realize that reboots are sometimes necessary even after certain "manual"...

    Kmcolombo15 pointsBadges:
  • How to check which user delete a file that is place on network drive

    I am using Windows 2003 domain server and in Active Directory, I have made organizational unit of different departments. I also enable auditing features in Windows 2003. Now my question is where I can check which user access which file on the network drives? When I saw it in even viewers of Domain...

    Muhammad usman125 pointsBadges:
  • Disabling games on Windows 7 using GP on Windows Server 2008 R2

    How can I disable all the games on Windows 7 using Group Policy on Windows Server 2008 R2? Thanks for your help.

    joverparas380 pointsBadges:
  • Excluding one machine from proxy server via group policy?

    Can I exclude one machine from the proxy server using group policy or at least without having to visit this specific vice presidents Windows XP SP3 machine?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 must restart print spooler every morning in order to print

    We are currently deploying Windows 7 64bit PCs within our organization. Some of the computers need to have their print spoolers restarted in the mornings or else they won't print. After the spooler has been restarted they seem to print fine. We deploy printers via Group Policy from Windows 2003 and...

    erin0201215 pointsBadges:
  • Active directory group policy for printing permissions

    We have a color printer on AD. We want normal users to only be able to print black and white and managers/exec users to be able to choose. How can we set this up?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Scripting MMC

    Hi, I am a bit out of my depth here so I have some questions. At my site we do unattended installs and configuration of our machines. I would like to script the install of a mmc snap in but have come to an impasse. I have found some sample code but I cannot find documentation to take me further. I...

    roontoon5 pointsBadges:
  • Modify environment for port security

    Hi All, We have enabled port security in our environment using the below command switchport port-security mac-address sticky the above command reserves the mac address of the connected PC to that particular port and in order to remove this we have to give no  switchport port-security mac-address...

    Vptechie70 pointsBadges:
  • Adding Destop Shortcut and icon using GPO

    Hello, I’m hoping someone out here can assist me. Currently the users in my domain have a link in their IE favorites that is populated using Group Policy. Senior management would like this particular link to be placed on all users desktops as a shortcut along with a specific icon. I’ve copied...

    Crphgoldstein5 pointsBadges:
  • Home directory clean up on Active Directory Windows Server 2003

    I am looking to clean up a large amount of user home directories. I am trying to find a way to find user directories that belong to disabled user accounts or belong to no user account at all. Does anyone have a process for this or know of a utility that will generate a report with this information...

    Regba20 pointsBadges:
  • Changing desktop background color for all current users.

    I would like to set all current users desktop background color to RED. I went into RegEdit and changed the color for HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Colors and HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors. The logon Wallpaper is not set. However the background color is not changing to RED. I deleted...

    Katmg5 pointsBadges:
  • Group policy issues for Windows 7 clients on Windows Server 2003

    I currently have 10 Vista and 15 XP clients on a Windows Server 2003 domain. I want to add a few Windows 7 clients and I'm curious to know if there will be any issues related to the group policy we have on our Windows Server 2003. Thanks.

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Adding Windows 7 clients on Windows Server 2003

    Dear experts, I currently have 50 XP clients on a windows server 2003 domain. I want to add a few Windows 7 clients on our Windows Server 2003. Domain is installed successfully on clients but we want to logon (domain user) on clients, they generate a error i.e " The Security database on the server...

    Abbasibwp10 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy for WPA2 on Windows Server 2003/2008

    I have a Windows 2003 SP2 and a Windows 2008 SP2 Domain Controllers. I need to create a GPO for WPA2 Wireless, I have modified the schema for WPA2 support for the 2003 , but if I create the GPO from the 2008 GPMC and go to the GPMC in the Windows 2003 it appears as error in the GPO and, after the...

    ITKE345,950 pointsBadges:
  • How can I prevent a user from installing unwanted software?

    How can I restrict a user from installing any software by making a Group Policy on domain server?

    Windows Security ATE160 pointsBadges:
  • microsoft windows XP Restrict user from changing desktop background?

    Can anyone tell me how to restrict user from changing desktop background while at home PC and not connected in LAN, having broadband internet connection. Please answer in detail and how to do it practically. Thanks in advance.

    Harleen5 pointsBadges:
  • Domain Group Policy problem – no shutdown options in workstations

    We recently added another group policy object to a domain with 3 sites so that logon scripts are handled depending on in which site the user logs on due to hotdesking personnel. The problem that seemed to develop from that is that, although the "Shutdown" button is available in all workstations and...

    Jdinteractive5 pointsBadges:

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