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2answers
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OK to modify HKLM\Software\Policies and HKCU\SOFTWARE\Policies on a domain?

Background: I have a domain (2003 Functional Level) with a mix of Windows XP and Windows 7 clients. We have been using Group Policy to manage our workstations. Now, I am in a situation I need to ...
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4answers
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Filtering GPO's Based on Computer Account Security Group

So, I have a GPO, which runs a quick start up script to delete locally installed IP printers from all machines on our AD domain during computer start up. This works great...the issue appears when we ...
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3answers
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Windows 2008 startup script will not run?

I am trying to get a very simple batch script to run when my Windows 2008 Server (R2) system starts up. I have added the script to the "Startup Scripts" in the local group policy by running ...
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4answers
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Can a GPO Startup Script starts a background process and exit immediately?

I have Googled, and not yet found an answer. Scenario: One of my GPOs have a Startup Script that takes a long time to finish. For some reasons, we have to run the scripts synchronously. Naturally, ...
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2answers
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Uninstalling software via startup script in AD

There is an antivirus package that exists on most of our machines that needs to be removed. I did not deploy this software and it was not deployed via GPO - it was installed manually by the previous ...
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2answers
95 views

Windows 2003 DC GPO Asking for Password on Startup

Simple answer I am sure...I an trying to deploy Office 2010 to clients via the GPO startup script but am having issues. Soon as the computer starts, it prepares network connections then goes on to ...
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1answer
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Group Policy Startup Script Not Working

I have a startup script on my server that is suppose to run at startup and install Office 2010 on my workstation computer however it is not working. Running rsop.msc it shows that the startup script ...
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2answers
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Exactly HOW are machine start-up Group Policies processed and what is required?

We have Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Enterprise. I'm asking this because we have several hundred laptops and netbooks at our organization. We do'nt have a NAC or a RADIUS server so all the wireless ...
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2answers
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Group policy startup script needs elevated priviledges

I have a script that I want to run at startup but that requires elevated priviledges. Is there a way of doing this with Group Policy? I tried adding it in as a startup script using GPO but it ...
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1answer
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Spawned Process Terminated in GP Startup Script

I have a Group Policy Startup Script which runs synchronously. I now need this script to run one process asynchronously. So far I have managed to get the spawned process running via the command below, ...
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2answers
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GPO startup script not copying files

I created a GPO startup script to execute for computers in a specific AD container. The script takes a file from the AD netlogon share and places it on a directory on the computer. Given the right ...