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Disable windows sbs2008 updates via GPO

I have a windows sbs2008 server and i would like to stop widnows updates from being downloaded via a group policy i have managed to fidn the policy then when i clicked update it took me to a different ...
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Group Policy Management on Server 2008

In an SBS 2008 (Server 2008) Domain, the Group Policy Management tool on the server is missing a bunch of settings that I know exist in RSAT for Win7. Is there a way of updating the GPMC in Server ...
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EventID 1058 Code 5, Sysvol is subdir of Sysvol - how to fix?

I have been trying to resolve this error, like many others: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file ...
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SBS 2008 - GPO not being applied on Vista clients

I'm having some terrible trouble with some GPO's. There are only three items we need: Map a network drive Copy an item to the local drive Create a desktop shortcut I've created these GPO's and ...
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How can I monitor user access to a shared folder on Windows SBS 2008

I have multiple shared folders on Windows SBS 2008 server. I need to be able to tell if a domain user is accessing these shares and copying large quantities of files to their laptop. Is there a way of ...
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Disable password age policy for admin on Windows Server

By default on my SBS08, the Maximum password age is set to 1year. I'd like to disable this particular parameter for Domain Admin, not the entire policy (Default Domain Policy). Is that possible ? ...
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Is there a way to apply a GPO to all but selective users? (SBS 2008)

I've created a GPO in SBS 2008 that deploys and updates software. Unfortunately, one of our VPN users lives out in the sticks and has severe latency, so the start up processes and updates time out ...
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GPO silent software deployment

I have added a software package to my networks Computer Configuration in the Group Policy Management Editor for SBS 2008. I've noticed that even after adding the package, and rebooting a machine on ...
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Auto-drive mapping for each user

I'm trying to auto map for each users in my AD a folder on the server/ So I'm trying to use the new feature in SBS/Server 08 : User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings > Drive Maps ...