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Printers intermittently not being set as default

We have a lab of computers with printers being deployed to and set as default with Group Policy Preferences, but we're getting a large number of users who don't pick up the default settings. There's ...
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Group policy not allowing url to be added

I'm trying to add a specific web server URL into the local Intranet Zone on my client PCs using a Group Policy. The policy works for all remote sites but does not work for the local site where the ...
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GPP: Scheduled Task

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am a beginner System Administrator trying to setup a scheduled task on GPO. Ultimately, I am trying to execute a .exe to install an application at a ...
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Drive mappings via group policy preferences are causing VERY slow logins for clients that are away from the domain

We've recently moved away from using a login script to map network shares and are now mapping via group policy preferences. This has been working great except I recently discovered that when our ...
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GP Preferences vs folder redirection. Start menu

We are looking at creating set start menus but unsure if we should use GPP or folder redirection. We have laptops that are taken off site so folder redirection would have to be to the C drive on the ...
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Group Policy Preferences Blank

The Group Policy Preferences options are blank when accessed from two PCs (both running Vista SP2). For example, I go to edit/create a GPO and then expand the Preferences menu, then either Windows ...
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Can't Access Computer Configuration > Preferences or user configuration > Preferences

After creating a new GPO in Windows Server 2008R2 Right click Edit on the newly created GPO Group policy Management Editor opens Clicking on Preferences shows this popup error After Clicking ok ...
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GPO: Applying a home page to Win7 and Vista Clients running IE9

I am trying to set the homepage on several Windows 7 and Vista machines via Group Policy Preferences. Both are running Internet Explorer 9. The "apply once and do not reapply" option is enabled, as i ...
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Configuring Service Login Credentials with Group Policy following MS14-025

With Microsoft security bulletin MS14-025, GPMC and related tools are now patched to no longer allow the use of configuration items within Group Policy Prefs that would embed obfuscated passwords. The ...
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Group Policy Preference IE10

I am trying to apply a Group Policy Preference for IE10. There are a few settings I only want applied once. I configured this, but if I login to a system with multiple users on one system, the GPP ...
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Group policy: deploying a space as a registry value

I am trying to use Group policy preferences to deploy a registry key that has an empty space as its only value (one press of the space bar). I am using: User Configuration -> Preferences -> Windows ...
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Is GPP Item Level Targeting any faster or slower than WMI filtering?

I need to filter a GPO so that it only applies if an application is installed. From what I can see, I should be able to do this either with WMI or with GPP item level targeting. Is there a performance ...
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Group Policy Preferences File Association on older Clients

I have a GPP for file association aka "open with". It works as expected on Server2008/Win7 but does nothing on Server2003/WinXP that has both the GPP Client KB943729 and GPP hotfix KB982051 installed. ...
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Windows registry value in common for Outlook 2003 installations

I need to apply some changes to a Windows machines that have Outlook 2003/2007 installed, just to Outlook 2003 installations. I take adavantage of GPP to check the registry value and to apply the ...