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{Advice Given} - System Policy Editor [or] "Anyone know the Win 95 System Policy file name

Q: {Advice Given} - System Policy Editor [or] "Anyone know the Win 95 System Policy file name

I have a network of computers that all run Windows with a Windows NT server with the most recent service pack I recently reformated all of them and installed Windows fresh They re all connected to the network and can share resources They all log on to the network using the same user name and password under the same domain I {Advice Given} [or] Policy name file System Policy the System Win - "Anyone 95 Editor know want to be able to restrict their ability to enter the control panel and change desktop settings and other things I tried using the System Policy Editor to create a policy I added the user name everyone uses to log {Advice Given} - System Policy Editor [or] "Anyone know the Win 95 System Policy file name on by using the browse button {Advice Given} - System Policy Editor [or] "Anyone know the Win 95 System Policy file name and finding the username on the server then I edited the user and restricted access to various things but after creating the policy it asked me to save it The Save box opened at the C hard drive level I saved it on the C drive but the policy didn t go into effect Is there somewhere special where this policy file has to be saved in order for it to take effect Do I have to be logged of of the server in order to create a policy Do I have to reboot the server before the changes take effect Or instead of adding the username to the System Policy Editor should I instead add the Group that the user is a part of I would appreciate you help greatly Soveh nbsp

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thanks so much

A:Help with the Nt System Policy Editor.


The best way to do this, is to assign global groups permissions to resources, and add Joe Soap to the global groups that he needs to be in.

For all user specific directories set up in User Manager for domain, you can use the %username% variable.

So, his home directory might be on \\File_Server\User_directories\%username%

Then the first time he logs on with the account, a directory will be created on the server called "Joe Soap" and this will added to his User manager for Domains account, so it will then read:

\\File_Server\User_directories\Joe Soap
For local machine settings, the best thing is to use a combination of System Policies, and logon scripts to control his access to his own PC.

What specifically do you want to do?


Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

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I am working with NT What I am trying to do is access a Editor System Policy computers system policy editor from a server It comes back with an error quot Windows cannot connect to the computer Make sure that you have Administrative privileges for the computer that it is on the network and has user-level access control enabled and that the Remote Registry service is enabled on both computers quot I do this all the time but something isn t working on this PC The System Policy Editor computer that I am trying to access came with and I reformatted it and put NT on it I am logged onto the computer with Administrative privileges and I am accessing the computer via the network so that isn t the problem I was just wondering if someone could lead me in the direction of making sure that the user-level acces control is enabled and the Remote Registry service is enabled If someone could help it would be greatly appreciated if not I will just keep plugging away nbsp

A:System Policy Editor

I think that I have it now, if anyone cares. When I reformatted the PC for NT 4 I created 2 partitions one was 2 GB and the other I think 18 GB. What I did was partition them both with NTFS, I went in and changed the 2 GB partition to FAT and it seems to be working fine.
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The Microsoft Project 2002: System Policy Editor and Templates download includes the Microsoft Project 2002 system policy template. You must install the System Policy Editor and the template on your computer before you can create a system policy file.

Using the System Policy Editor, you can control which Microsoft Project 2002 options are available to your users. You can create system policies and easily distribute the settings from a central administrative installation point.

This download is part of the Microsoft Project 2002 Resource Kit, which is available online at TechNet.

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

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I take it that you want to restrict access to this drive to everyone but yourself. Which drive are you referring to, is it locally connected or via a network?
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[This message has been edited by robertd (edited 10-12-2000).]

A:{Advice Given} - Does winnt resourse kit have a policy editor?


Yes, poledit is on the Workstation Resource Kit.

It mentions it in this Technet Article.


Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

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A:Group Policy Editor "Disable Software Install"

Editing the Local Group Policy to block people from installing software is a little extreme in my opinion. It can certainly be done but it might just be easier to create another user account that is a standard user account and have everybody use that. If they try to install something, they will need admin permissions to do so.

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Follow the below link provided my microsoft.

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Welcome to SF,

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A:policy editor

Hi, As an adminastartor you set up a limited account, that you can set up with shared folders on the desktop. This account can be password protected as well by you so that it is only accesed when you allow it. Just use a different name for yourself in that limited account.

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A:System Cooling Policy

Here's a little snippet I found via our friend Google:

In short: when active the fan speed on your laptop will constantly work and cool your laptop. on passive it doesn't work unless the temp is too high and it's forced to cool down the PC. Exept a bit more noise, I think active is the best choise.

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A:system restore policy

Suspect that having had SR turned off, you lose all previous restore points.
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I'm always suspicious of virus/trojan/spyware.
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I'm afraid that the Local Group Policy Editor is not available in the Vista Home Basic edition.

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Which edition?
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Hello Shark,

Sorry, but no.

Group policy is only available in the Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions. That's one of the reasons why Home Premium is cheaper in price.Local Group Policy Editor - Open
You can still use the registry to set policy instead. You could just post what you needed, and I'm sure we can help like in your other post here for this.

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A:Group Policy Editor

What exactly are you trying to restrict? Program acess? Drive access? Applet access, as in certain areas of Contol Panel or even Control Panel as a whole.

I had a question similar to this not too long ago, but I specifically wanted limited drive access. If that is what you're looking for too, you would restrict the access by way of the drive itself.

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Reply back with what you're looking to do.

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A:Group Policy Editor

Try denying administrators read access to C:\WINDOWS\system32\GroupPolicy folder. I have been told by an MCSE that this works but have never tried it. But once you do this, you will not be able to run gpedit until you give the administrators read access again. So you will have to toggle permissions back and forth if you do alot of editing to the group policy files. This is about the only way you could do it on a standalone system. If you have 2000 or 2003 server you could then implement policies based on groups of users.
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First of all, Are you administrator on your PC?
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A:Solved: Windows 7 policy editor

Yes, it is not available for Basic or Home Premium. The Group Policy Editor is basically an interface for registry settings, so you could edit those using Registry Editor. Microsoft has provided spredsheets that lists group policies and their respective registry entry. You can use that to perform the same functions of Group Policy Editor. Use the one for Vista.

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A:How to launch Group Policy Editor

Hi, Welcome to SF,

You could try this

Windows + R would open RUN
Try to Type under Run see whether it brings


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Group Policy editor is not included in the Windows 7 Home Premium edition.
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The Home edition does not have access to the Group Policy.
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A:Group Policy Editor Jackpot

You will find this interesting:
Group Policy Search

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A:system restore has been turned off by group policy

Thanks, but no thanks! i solved it myself!
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On Windows 2003 by default, Domain Admins have the right to login remotely. For everyone else, they have to be in the Remote Desktop Users group. Also, you have to go into Domain Controller Policy and assign them rights to login remotely. I dunno if that is the only way, but from my troubles with that as well, that is how I got around it.
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It seems like your machine is good and hosed. I would try a system restore to yesterday.
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A:System Restore disabled by group policy

Have a look here:
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If this is the same PC you have posted about Sasser problem, stay with the help you are getting in the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help.

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mikebach said:

When attempting to log on via remote desktop to workstation we recieve a logon message:

"The local policy of this system does not allow you to log on interactively"

What do I need to correct ?Click to expand...

Grant the account you are logging on with the "Log On Locally" right in the Local Security Policy of the server you are logging onto. If it is a Domain Controller, you may also need to do the same thing in the Domain Controller Security Policy snap-in on the server you are logging onto.

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A:system restore has been turned off by group policy.

Welcome to the forum.
Some more detail is required. Do you know what virus, malware etc. it is.
It is unlikely that system restore will have any effect anyway.
There are very likely other problems, which you may not yet have found.
Presuming that you have posted this on the computer in question, click the link and do a scan.
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A:Can't find Local Group Policy editor

Welcome to the forum,

Group Policy editor is not available on home premium.

win7 home final - no gpedit.msc?
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A:I have a problem with my Group Policy Editor please some buddy help me.

only post the same problem once

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Hello there.
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A:Problem while opening Group Policy Editor

Known problem caused by path variables, to fix try:

Right-click My Computer>Properties>Advanced>Environment Variables>System Variables>Path

In here type (as in add to existing ones, don't overwrite them)


Confirm and okay out of it, you may need to restart but that should be it. If there is a problem though let us know
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A:[SOLVED] Cannot open group policy editor

Type gpedit.msc at the start menu and hit enter.
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Hello Franco, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The Windows 7 Home Premium edition doesn't include the Local Group Policy Editor. However, you can use OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to disable the automatic restart for Windows Updates instead.

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Don't worry fixed it by redownloading windows.
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A:system restore has been stopped group policy ,blank pop up

Hello and welcome to TSF.

HijackThis is no longer the preferred initial analysis tool in this forum.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

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See if these tutorials help:

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hello ! i had the same problem, 
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Are you trying to install Sandboxie?
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Please stick with the original thread.

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I started experiencing issues on my computer today The first thing tray won't - Diagnostic Service icons Policy system disappearing Windows 8 run, I noticed was Windows 8 - Diagnostic Policy Service won't run, system tray icons disappearing that my power system tray icon was missing I looked to make sure that it was set to display and despite checking that was set to display the icon was missing At this time I was at a hotel and wasn't attempting to connect to the internet When I got home this evening my computer would not load a web page despite the fact that my connection icon stated that I was Windows 8 - Diagnostic Policy Service won't run, system tray icons disappearing connected to my home Windows 8 - Diagnostic Policy Service won't run, system tray icons disappearing wireless connection I troubleshot the problem and it states that The Diagnostics Policy Service is not running I performed a google search of how to start the policy service and it appears to be enabled At this point I ran a system restore The system restore brought back my power system icon but did not resolve the connectivity issue Please help Also just to save time - if I need to restart my computer in safe mode will you please explain how I attempted to do it and couldn't figure out how to get it to work in Windows I'd heard it was difficult and confirmed it tonight Thank you in advance for any advice

A:Windows 8 - Diagnostic Policy Service won't run, system tray icons disappearing

How to start Windows 8 in Safe Mode
For the connection try these...

Please click Start > Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the runbox and press enter.
Click the Connections tab and click the LAN settings option.
Verify if "Use a proxy..." is checked, if so, UNcheck it and click OK/OK to exit.
Now check if the internet is working again.


Go to Start ... Run and type in cmd
A dos Window will appear.
Type in the dos window: netsh winsock reset
Click on the enter key.

Reboot your system to complete the process.
Scan the system.
Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
Download TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.
Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.If no reboot is require, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.
ADW Cleaner
Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.
Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete.Confirm each time with Ok.You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.
Last run ESET.
Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.Click the button.For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."Click the Start button.Accept any security warnings from your browser.Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats" Click Advanced settings and select the following:Scan potentially unwanted applicationsScan for potentially unsafe applicationsEnable Anti-Stealth technologyESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.When the scan completes, click List ThreatsClick Export, and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.Click the Back button.Click the Finish button.NOTE:Sometimes if ESET finds no infections it will not create a log.
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I am unsure where to report bugs so I'm mentioning one here. If there is a more appropriate forum then feel free to point me that direction.
EMET 5.5 beta on Windows 10 64 bit will fail to load on reboot after an install if group policy editor has been used to aggressively remove "features" from Windows. One notable problem is disabling Cortana in group policy editor. EMET on my box
really doesn't like that. This is unfortunate as I don't expect Cortana will ever be enabled on any of the boxes I oversee.
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A:Trojan I Think. Forced to Scan, Popups and System Restore disabled by Group Policy

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A:Boot Degradation: Application of a user policy caused a slow down in the system start