• 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:
  • Group policy setting to enable shadow copies on any drive with a shared folder on Windows Server 2003

    Is there a group policy setting to enable shadow copies on any drive with a shared folder?

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Folder Redirection and Offline Files GPO Questions

    Hoping to get some detailed assistance here. I need to implement both folder redirection and offline files GPO's for all of local users in my corporate office. I have both desktop and laptop users. Their files need to be redirected up to their respective "personal" folder or their Z: on the file...

    Davederb5 pointsBadges:
  • Unlock group policy from PC

    A workstation was removed from domain without turning off group policy. How do I now turn unlock GP locked items.

    Whkissl5 pointsBadges:
  • Disable print in IE group policy

    How I can disable printing for my company users while browsing our intranet? Our clients are XP Pro - Windows Server 2008 - IE ver 7

    Farida5 pointsBadges:
  • Domain group policy to turn off monitors.

    We want to apply a domain group policy that turns off users monitors after 20 minutes. How can I accomplish this?

    ITKE350,945 pointsBadges:
  • View group policy on Windows Server 2008

    How can I see what group policy is being applied to my Windows server 2008?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Prevent Software Installation on Clients Windows Server 2008

    Can someone tell me how difficult it is to remove Installation rights from a group of users who use workstations on a Windows 2008 network? I've been told that doing so requires one to do a file audit of all files on the workstations to find out which programs need to write to the local disks to...

    Gorgar5 pointsBadges:
  • Blocking USB in Group Policy

    Hi, I would like to block some users from accessing USB in group policy management. Can anyone guide me please? Thanks in advance!

    Cool3045 pointsBadges:
  • How can I block a website in Windows XP using Regedit or Group Policy?

    I’m a network engineer for a financial company. We use XP professional computers in all of our branches and our workgroup uses Cisco routers to connect to the head office. I want to block particular sites, for example: https://thornfruit.com, https://kproxy.com How can I block these sites in...

    Michael Tidmarsh31,855 pointsBadges:
  • How to delete user profiles in Windows 7

    I am trying to determine the best way to delete user profiles on a Windows 7 computer. I work in an educational institution and so there are hundreds of user profiles that get recorded on each computer in the lab before too long. The built-in user profile manager only deletes one user profile at a...

    Skenny175 pointsBadges:
  • How to properly mass delete user profiles in Windows 7 in a Server 2008 R2 environment

    How do you delete user profiles properly in Windows 7? I need to do this for a school environment, so using the Advanced System Settings Option in Control panel and deleting each profile one at a time for each computer is not an option. Delprof used to work in XP but not in Windows 7. I have tried...

    Skenny175 pointsBadges:
  • How to add several registry values via VBs using GPO

    Our clients run XP pro and Office 2003 or 2007 and on server 2003 domain. We have a macro enabled document that pulls the user name from the registry and applies it to the bottom of that document, similar to a signature. The script below pulls the user name from AD and sets it in the registry in...

    swinehart68031,050 pointsBadges:
  • GPO settings for WSUS not applying correctly to 2 machines

    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 it says it is controlled by...

    Mattcassell730 pointsBadges:
  • Disabling USB flash drive use via group policy

    Do you know of a way to effectively disable USB flash drives while permitting other USB devices on client computers through a group policy? Our systems administrator has tried a couple of alternatives, but some of them completely disable the USB ports, and others just block some specific types or...

    carlosdl69,920 pointsBadges:
  • Run as Administrator Problem

    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...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • Logon/Logoff script setup as group policy not running – Server 2008

    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 the local group policy editor. My issue...

    MrRellim25 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange User Password Expiry

    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...

    Skhanna10105 pointsBadges:
  • Add LDAP Address List to Outlook – GPO/Regedit?

    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

    RanzKilla20 pointsBadges:
  • defrag through group policy

    Is there a way to set network computers to defrag at a specified time through group policy?

    Calen15 pointsBadges:

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