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Windows 7 / 2008 connect to VPN at login with Group Policy

I am trying to find a way to have windows 7 VPN clients connect to the VPN server automatically via Group Policy. I tried using a login script but it looks like the scripts are shared from sysvol and ...
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Group Policy - Software Restrictions

I've just set up a new server on a new Domain Controller. I have implemented my Group Policy too. However, I would like to implement a policy to restrict the installation of all software by users and ...
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Domain admin cannot change gpmc

Windows 2K8R2 domain. I created a GPO to restrict Domain User access to certain server components on an RDS Host. Now I cannot access the functions I restricted. I am a member of both the Domain ...
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Changing Password expiry date for limited users in Domain

I have 50 users in my domain. But i have to set password expiry days for 90 for only 10 users. How can i do it. How can this be done without affecting any other users Password Policy.
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can i allow End Users to change the desktop background on Windows Server 2008 r2?

we are currnetly building a system consisting of windows server 2008 r2 (1 of 2 redundnacy) and 2 Win7 workstations. we would like to allow the customer (end users) to change the background at their ...
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AD group policy: auto-lock desktop after idle

Goal is to have desktops lock if they walk away. Compromise is screensaver after some idle time + ask password. Used group policy, set idle time and ask password option...problem is it works on ...
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group policy in Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: group policy in Windows Server 2008 One of our employees changed the users setting in a group policy which effects the login permissions for Administrators users. Each ...
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group policy in Windows Server 2008

One of the employee in the Enterprise changed the users setting in group policy which effects the login permissions for Administrators users. Each time I tried to log in locally this message shown: ...
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Deep Freeze Removing Group Policy?

I am having trouble applying group policies on computers with deep freeze installed on them. They are domain joined and pulling updates from our WSUS server before being frozen. When we freeze them ...
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Using group policy preferences to push a file to C:\Windows on a restricted user

We have a really old Video learning program that we need to run from the network for our students. However it uses Director Player 6.0 and the students get the error: "Unable to copy the driver file ...
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Group Policy: Enforce No Write Caching for Removable Drives

We've run into a number of issues on our system where students are unplugging devices from workstations without safely removing them first. Whilst the results are often a very good learning experience ...
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Codec Pack that can easily be deployed via group policy

We have a teacher that has a project for doing some basic film editing with windows movie maker. We loaded the avi file onto the computer and Windows is trying to install a codec but can't. I assume I ...
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Group Policy Trust Problem

I've setup a new group policy for our windows XP users but now when they run a link to a program they get a trust box which they have to click 'run' on. I think its a trusted locations thing ie, ...
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install msi using group policy

1) If we install/push msi using group policy can/will we see installation steps/Wizard/options which we can see if start installtaion using setup.exe by double clicking it. 2)Can some provide some ...
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How do you manage Windows Group Policy for XP, Vista, and Win 7 clients?

DOMAIN = w2k3 DC's only WORKSTATIONS = xp, vista, and now a few Win 7 Enterprise I have the RSAT tools installed on my Windows 7 computer. I can administer Group Policy Management "for the most ...
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How to setup workstation “My Documents” to sync to DOMAIN on each logon/off

Me and a couple buddies started up a small business and we have a Domain + 5 workstation set up. A prof. IT guy helped me set it up a while back. Basics that I know of: 1)We have a K:\ main network ...
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Is there a way to setup .net trust in Group policy?

We are using roaming profiles where our settings are stored on a mapped drive. Is there a way for me to set .net to trust this user profile path in group policy?