• Creating 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. There are two different groups of users, each in their own OU. I have three different computer labs that each have their own printer. I want to setup Group Policy...

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  • Problems with force a specific visual style file or force windows classic group policy item

    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...

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  • Free IT Book: Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures

    Designing Cisco Network Service Architecutres (ARCH), Second Edition, is Cisco authorized as a self-paced learning tool for CCDP foundating learning. Includes the latest in network infrastructure, intelligent network services, and converged network solutions. For those preparing for CCDP...

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  • Windows 7 group policy changing the start button

    I have created a Group Policy for students to restrict certain features in a school lab. The OS is windows 7 pro and the server is 2008 r2. When the student user logs on, the Start button shows "Start" instead of the Windows logo in a circle which is the standard Start button for Windows 7. When I...

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  • Customizing Devices and Printers in Windows 7

    Can you hide the devices in Devices and Printers in Windows 7 Professional. Or can you revert the menu back to the XP Pro look that just showed printers when you click the printers and faxes from the Start Menu. I don't want to use the method of using group policy to remove printers and devices...

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  • How to set a Windows 7 custom theme in group policy to apply to all users

    I am trying to set a custom theme to be applied to all computers using Group Policy. I have setup my custom theme in Windows 7 and saved the file under the c:theme directory. I gave everyone full control of this directory. Then in Group Policy of Server 2008 R2, under User Configuration,...

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  • Group policy for sending SMTP emails

    Hi, I am planning to implement restrictions on outgoing SMTP mails for group of people. User in that group needs to send mail to particular internet domian and that gorup should be restricted to send mails to other external domains. All other user on that server must not have any issue in send...

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  • Push out .exe file via GP on Active Directory

    I have a exe file I need to push out VIA active directory. How can I convert it to a msi installer? Can I deploy exe files or a Bat file that calls the exe?

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  • Skype ADM-File for Windows Server 2003 group policy

    Where can I find the latest ADM-File for Skype to manage my Group Policy?

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  • group policy CLSID errors server 2003

    i m getting a lot of frequent errors in application log as on server 2003 " Windows cannot query DllName registry entry for {CF7639F3-ABA2-41DB-97F2-81E2C5DBFC5D} and it will not be loaded. This is most likely caused by a faulty registration. Event id 1041 Please help ASAP. give proper steps

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  • I want to change have windows logo in Alt+ctrl+del window Screen

    I want to change have windows logo in Alt+ctrl+del window Screen though Group policy.

    Ehteshamuddin35 pointsBadges:
  • Group policy for Windows Server 2003 Domain

    I want to change the icons across all of our Windows XP SP3 machine on our Windows Server 2003 domain. Is there a way I can do this with group policy?

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  • Creating a group policy at domain level to shutdown all domain firewalls

    We need to create a group policy to shutdown all domain computers’ windows firewalls. This is on Windows xp and 7. How can we do this at the domain level?

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  • How do you handle new machines joined to your domain?

    How do you handle new machines joined to your domain? Do you have scripts in place and GPs to automate most of your new machines setup? Can you share them with us

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Windows firewall settings via group policy

    Can we push out windows firewall settings via group policy and then lock out the user from modifying or changing the rules in any way? Can administrators get around this?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Wallpaper script to apply to all domain users

    i need a help wallpaper script applying wallpapaer all domain users with out network same wallpaper fix user desktop how please help me and i need check scuess and failure

    Usrinivas5 pointsBadges:
  • Group policy across Windows OSes

    we want the same desktop, browser settings and screen saver on all Windows XP, 2000 Pro and Windows 7 computers. Can we do this using group policy? What settings need to be tweaked or do we need to set it up on an existing machine and clone the settings?

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  • Does Windows Server 2003 SP2 turn on Firewalls?

    All of our windows firewalls are off by group policy. I have read that the windows 2003 sp 2 turns it on anyway. Is this true and if so how can I prevent it? Or do I need to do the updates offline and turn it off manually?

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  • Group policy commands

    I have a domain running server windows 2003. The users can not manually change their wallpapers, They are restricted because a prior admin set a Group Policy somewhere, however I havent been able to find it yet. But the users have been been able download or open pictures and set it as their...

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  • Scanning for upgrades to Windows 7

    How can we survey our network to determine what if any computers can be upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7? Is there a tool to scan or will we need to run an application on each one? We have AD and can push something out using group policy if this will help.

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