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0answers
30 views

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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1answer
442 views

Policy exception for Windows User Account Controls and Update.exe

So... Apparently Windows has a list of filenames that require extra rights to run, included in this list is Update.exe, which happens to be the name of the file I'd like my clients to run without ...
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1answer
312 views

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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2answers
5k views

How to disable group policy control over Windows Vista firewall?

With Windows Vista Business, I'd like to completely disable any group policy (both local and domain) control over the Windows Firewall so that I can turn it off and on at will on the computer ...
2
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2answers
168 views

Two identical Vista machines, only one processes Group Policy Registry Extension

I have two Panasonic Toughbook CF-30 machines setup from the same installer CD. Both machines were joined to the domain and moved into the same OU. Both machines have no errors in the event logs on ...
2
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1answer
773 views

Kiosk Computer GPO

We have several kiosk PCs that are used in common areas. I have GPOs in place to lock these machines down (one GPO has all the Computer settings and another has all the User settings). These GPOs are ...
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1answer
1k views

Networkmapping script (VBS) Vista doesn't work, XP does

I've got a weird problem, (like always :p ) Okay: Situation: Windows 2003 domain with XP clients. With a GPO I'm running a VBS script on login to map a few drives. This works great on XP, but not on ...
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2answers
537 views

Vista Power Management GPO

I've created a loopback GPO that has several settings (both computer and user) including a Custom User Interface (Access 2007 Application) and Power Management (has the computer sleep after being idle ...
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2answers
629 views

Group policy preferences stopped working on vista sp2

After I installed service pack 2 on one of our Vista (amd64) workstations the group policy preferences stopped applying. The preferences are still working on our xp sp3 and vista sp1 workstations. ...
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5answers
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Why is folder redirection failing on Windows Vista with event ID 502?

I am redirecting several folders using Group Policy. Everything works as expected on Windows XP clients, but on a Windows Vista client, some of the folders redirect, and some of them fail to ...