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Developer, Systems Admin, Geek, Gadget lover, etc. etc.

I started programming in BASIC at the age of 11 on a Sinclair ZX81, advanced to a BBC Model B, where I learned 6502 assembly language programming. I never really worked with PCs until the early 90s.

In the late 90s, I joined a higher educational institution as a desktop technician, a quickly got promoted to be a systems admin, working predominantly on Windows systems, but also had a keen interest in Linux systems. I later got involved in software development, working in C#, PHP, C.

In my current employment, I'm the manager of the company's Information Systems department. The primary focus of our business is industrial control systems (mostly legacy systems). The work isn't exclusively legacy/control systems though, as we also support modern systems for a number of business customers.


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comment GPO - Software restriction policy
Some details regarding the settings you had made in that policy might be relevant and useful to add to the question, especially any start up or logon scripts that you'd added to the policy, as scripts are most likely to make permanent changes to the systems that can't be undone by removing said policy.
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comment Group policy — Forcing two proxy servers to clients
It is possible on a per computer basis, you can do this by setting the scope of the policy to specific computers. You'd be better off organising the systems into OUs, or even adding the computers to groups and setting to the scope to the specific OUs or groups.
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comment Group policy — Forcing two proxy servers to clients
Is this a rigid structure or can it be changed? My immediate thought from the info is to group the computers into separate OUs, and link one policy to one OU and the other to the second OU. Other things you might want to consider is which browsers are available? ADM templates are available for the most common browsers, so what you are looking to achieve is possible.