• 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 Tidmarsh42,110 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...

    carlosdl74,380 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:
  • 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:
  • Cleaning space and defragmentation of drives,server 2003

    i m handling multiple clients approx 40 domains, i want such script or group policy or tool that can delete cookies in every profile on every system,temp files in every profile on every system and disk cleanup and defragmentation automatically and without user interaction. i have to do manually on...

    Pawan12345115 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy to disable portable storage devices

    Hi, I have one question here. Can Ad group policy disable auto reading for external drive for example tumb drive, protable HDD? Please advice. Thanks

    Mfedli5 pointsBadges:
  • Sleep Button Action Setting

    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...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP SP3 alerts for low hard disk space

    How can I set up counters or monitors on Windows XP SP3 machines to alert me to low hard disk space, high memory or processor consumption? Can I do it using Group Policy on AD?

    ITKE376,195 pointsBadges:
  • Malware turned system restore off through group policy

    system restore turned off thru grouppolicy...  help  spy ware bug  and cant remove    antimalware doctor

    GMan15 pointsBadges:
  • How can I setup 2008 AD password complexity in Active Directory?

    Where can I configure password complexity settings using group policy on a 2008 active directory network?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How to deploy printers using Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Preferences

    I am working in a Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Professional environment. I am trying to deploy printers using group policy preferences. I have setup two OU's. One is for students and one is for staff. As the group policy settings are different for each group, it was necessary to create two...

    Skenny175 pointsBadges:

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