I have 2 servers at work that do not have the correct WSUS settings from the GPO. When I run the RSOP it does show that the GPO has applied correctly, but when I check the settings in the control panel the do not match. However it still doesn’t allow me to change it as [...]
Answer Question | April 25, 2013 6:22 PM
GPO Window 2008 Server, Group Policy, Server 2008R2, Windows Update, WSUS 3.0
Hello all!! Question I have a windows server 2008 r2 domain with windows 7 clients Im wanting to disable the UAC module on clients as we have enough protection with sophos firewall within our LEA i have followed some online instrcutions to disable uac using GPO here http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/datacenter/disable-uac-for-windows-servers-through-group-policy/3709 but im having trouble getting “Run as [...]
Answer Question | September 17, 2012 9:34 AM
Group Policy, RunAs, Windows 7 Professional, Windows Server 2008R2
Hi there I work as a IT Tech within a school environment, im running windows server 2008 r2 with windows 7 proffesional clients unfortunitly our keyboards in school have the dreaded “sleep” button on them to put the machine to sleep. which is annoying i have checked on the physical machine i can stop [...]
Answer Question | November 8, 2011 11:15 AM
Group Policy, power options, server 2008 r2, Sleep Mode, Windows 7 Professional
Hi guys, We want to add an LDAP Address List to Outlook 2010 – we can successfully do this to individual Outlook clients, but how is this possible via GPO/Regedit? Thanks
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 11:45 AM
GPO, Group Policy, LDAP, Outlook, RegEdit
We have GP with 7 days password expiry. How can this be implemented on a travelling domain user specially for his Outlook password to expire (Exchange 2010). The password should expire and he should not be able to fetch emails from exchange server until he changes his password. Is it possible? If yes, how? Thanks
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 1:14 PM
Exchange 2010, Exchange Group Policy, Group Policy, Windows Server 2008
A workstation was removed from domain without turning off group Policy. How do I now turn unlock GP locked items.
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 11:59 PM
Group Policy, Group Policy management, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Workstations
What is the best way to deploy a service pack? Group Policy or allow users to download it themselves or something like WSUS?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 3:34 PM
Deployment tools, Group Policy, Service packs, WSUS
I have written two scripts to create a log of when a user log ons and off the network. I have tested the scripts by double clicking on them and they work fine and I am able to get them to run on a local machine by setting them to run at logon/logoff by using [...]
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 2:17 PM
Group Policy, Group Policy Objects, Scripting, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
Can you turn on remote desktop via group policy or any other method remotely on Windows 7?
Answer Question | June 28, 2011 7:09 PM
Group Policy, Group Policy management, Remote desktop, Remote Desktop Connection, Remote desktop management, Windows 7 Group Policy
How can I see what group policy is being applied to my Windows server 2008?
Answer Question | June 15, 2011 2:24 PM
Group Policy, Group Policy management, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Objects
We need to add a Windows Firewall rule to all AD 2003 machines. How can we set that up via group policy? Where is the setting?
Answer Question | June 14, 2011 4:27 PM
Active Directory 2003, Active Directory Groups, Active Directory security, Firewalls, Group Policy, Windows firewall, Windows Firewall Integration
Dear, 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 does [...]
Answer Question | July 19, 2011 4:10 AM
Group Policy, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 Group Policy
Can we block access to network neighborhood on Windows XP SP3 using a group policy? Will this block network shares already mapped as mapped drives?
Answer Question | May 5, 2011 5:40 PM
Group Policy, Group Policy management, Mapped Drive, Network Neighborhood, Networking, Windows XP SP3
We have about 3-400 mobile laptop users that never work on the compagny network. OS is windows xp. Is there any way to control these computers settings and contents in a way that mimics AD GPO functionality. Thinking host/client-agent solution or something
Answer Question | April 7, 2011 8:11 AM
Active Directory, GPO, Group Policy, Windows XP, Windows XP Workgroup
Hi! I have a question.. how can I prevent domain users using vista computers not to change time zone in their workstation? I tried to look in group policy in windows 2003 active directory but nothing there.. pls help me how to solve this thnks!!!
Answer Question | March 25, 2011 6:20 AM
Group Policy, Windows administration, Windows Vista, Windows Vista deployment
Can we uninstall flash on a bunch of connected domain computers running Windows 7 Enterprise? Can this be done as a group policy to remove it on login or even instantly?
Answer Question | March 25, 2011 8:44 PM
Domain Administration, Flash, Group Policy, Windows 7, Windows 7 Administration, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Group Policy
Dear Sir/Mam We have 40 PC and some laptop, we want to block some specified website. The all system are connected with two switch in workgroup computer, Conection Type: Broadband ADSL2+ is directly conected toswitch and conection is shared to all PC. in windows Xp/Win 7 OS.
Answer Question | June 21, 2011 6:40 AM
Group Policy, Website accessibility, Windows 7, Windows 7 Administration, Windows Security, Windows XP
I have made one soft. depl. policy (publish and assign both one by one) of Ms office 2007 on win 2008 Ent. So, when i m trying to install msword from the user side then getting Error 25004: Per user installation not supported. Hence, please help me out to sort out this bug
Answer Question | February 22, 2011 8:30 PM
Group Policy, Software deployment, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Objects
I manage one site on a Windows 2008 domain. I have one server for this site which is the DNS server for the site and which I use to write group policies for my site. The main domain controller for the domain is in another site, in another building. We have separate IP subnets, and [...]
Answer Question | February 14, 2011 3:52 PM
DNS server, Group Policy, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Domain
In Server 2008 R2, found under User Config, Control Panel, Personalization When I set the option to enabled and specify the default of %windir%resourcesthemesaeroaero.msstyles the aero style will load when logging on to a Windows 7 computer, however the logon time is very slow (35 seconds). Without the group policy option turned on, the logon [...]
Answer Question | January 31, 2011 4:14 PM
Group Policy, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Objects, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows XP