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I ran gpresult /z and found this policy:

GPO: Local Group Policy
KeyName:     Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\WindowsUpdate\DisableWindowsUpdateAccess
Value:       0, 0, 0, 0
State:       Enabled

I want to disable that. How do I find the source of this policy and turn it off?

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The source of the Policy is listed directly after the GPO: section. The listing you provided is set in the machines' local policy, not from a domain defined Group Policy. You should be able to use gpedit.msc on the local machine to find/ edit the settings you need.

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I had already tried gpedit.msc -- it showed the policy as disabled. Weirdly, gpresult showed it as enabled. I used gpedit to set it to unconfigured; now it no longer appears in gpresult /z. – Jesse Aug 8 '12 at 18:42

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