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Group Policy Applies Policy EXCEPT for 1 Setting!

Q: Group Policy Applies Policy EXCEPT for 1 Setting!

Hi all!

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit on a domain

I've NEVER seen this before and I cant figure it out.

I have a group policy set on an OU named LAPTOPS. The policy gets applied, however the User Config\Windows Setting\Scripts\Logon DOES NOT. When you run the GPRESULTS on the laptop, I see the policy settings being applied EXCEPT for the LOGON script. Its not there. I dont see any errors and cant figure out why Windows would ignore this one setting in the policy but apply the rest. I've tried deleting and recreating the policy but that does not work. Also made sure I did a GPUPDATE /FORCE

Thanks in advance!

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A: Group Policy Applies Policy EXCEPT for 1 Setting!

Is a policy enforced on a domain or site level?

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Hi all,
I received this message when i tried to look at the local group policy setting on one of my machines (Windows XP SP3), which is joined in my domain.
"Failed to open group policy object on this computer. You may not have appropriate rights.
Details:
Unspecified error."
note that I am local admin.
It's all started when I was troublshooting WSUS connectivity and i looked at the WinsdowsUpdate.log, the WSUS server was <Null> & WSUS status server <Null>, I tried to force the domain GP by using GPupdate /force, it went fine and asked to
log off, but nothing changed in the WindowsUpdate.log still <Null>. Then i tried to look at the local policy setting.
I searched the internet nothing related to my case.
Thanks in advance for advising.
Mohammed Adel

A:Group policy error: Failed to open group policy object on this computer.

I guess reinstall windows is the solution, I also found one log "event id 1096", related to "registry.pol" it was corrupted.
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A:Setting Up Group Policy

http://www.infoworld.com/t/malware/m...-windows-7-234

Check this out
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A:Setting a wallpaper with Group Policy

Exactly the same thing here.

I cannot have that webpage on the desktop...

I found some information about making a registry entry for it, but I don't know how to apply a registry entry via GPO.

If it is possible I think this code will work fine.

*This defines the path and style (0-center 1-tile 2-stretch) of the Active Desktop wallpaper and prevents users from changing the image or its presentation
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\System]
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[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
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If I knew how to make THAT active on the local machines via GPO everything would be fine...

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A:Group Policy Editor or Local Security Policy

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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A:Proxy Server setting via Group Policy

You can make that change in your default domain policy
under the user configuration.
It should work withou applying it to workstations.
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A:Group policy disables "optimize for best appearance" setting

I have a great idea. We can't help you over ride company policy.
Please go to the bottom of this page and tick on Forum Rules.

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A:How to configure group policy in work group

Sneaker.Net.

Walk to each computer and set the policies on each computer. If you are not in a domain environment you are basically have to set each one manually.

My only other thought is if all the computers are exactly the same make and model and you have some type of imaging software. You could make a standard install on one computer with all the settings you want and then use that computer to image all the other computers on your network.
 

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A:Group Policy

Posted to move to Windows XP area.

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A:Group policy on XP

Although this seemed to work for me, the first thing I did was turn off automatic updates. When I view the event viwer I also had automatic update errors in conjunction with the WMI error.
To turn off automatic updates, right mouse click on My Computer and goto Properties. Next click on Automatic Updates tab and uncheck (Keep my computer up to date) then click on OK.
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A:Group Policy

So this PC you want to stay on a domain but not connected to the domain. At the same time it not to use the domain policy it had implemented when it was connected?
 

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A:Group Policy help

This may be a local security policy not sure
 

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Is there a more specific group policy forum I should be posting in?
 

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A:Group Policy

As far as I know Group Policy does not come with Home Premium.

Your System Specs






Quote:
Computer type PC/Desktop
OS Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit


How to Add Group Policy Editor Gpedit.msc to Windows 7 Home? - Microsoft Community

Answer
Kari Finn replied on

Group Policy Editor is a feature in Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise editions of Windows 7. It does not belong to Starter, Home Basic and Home Premium.

If you need Gpedit you can use Windows Anytime Upgrade to upgrade your Home Premium to Professional or Ultimate without losing your data and installed software.. This tutorial will help you with Anytime Upgrade: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/95744-windows-anytime-upgrade-how.html

Any third party hack to get Gpedit to Home Premium is against the End User Licence Agreement of your Windows 7 and can include procedures that might seriously harm your computer.
Local Group Policy Editor - Open

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A:Group policy

Hi, i am afraid Gpedit is only available in Enterprise, Business and Ultimate versions. There have been attempts to copy however to my knowledge not successfully.

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A:Group Policy?

We will need some more info on the problem like name of the firewall, and some system specs and any error messages you get?
 

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A:Group policy

Have you looked at -

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=842804
 

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A:Group Policy

Hi and Welcome!
In the run box you type gpedit.msc
Hope this helps
Kind Regards
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A:Group Policy

What firewall are you referring to? Change it how?

If the Windows firewall...have you scanned for malware?

If a 3d-party firewall...what about removing, then reinstalling?

How did you ascertain that it is off?

Did you check Services to see if it is listed as running? Same question for Task Manager?

Louis

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thank you
 

A:Group Policy in the OU

Siten0308 said:

Hello,

I hope I am in the right thread, well anyways, my supervisor wants to disable all the games in the company, so I go to my main DM, put everyone in one group, (domain/security group or should I put it in domain/distribution?) and go to the OU group policy, then I look under all the settings and try and see if I can disable the games folder, or just the games themselves, i could not find it, can anyone point or give me the path (folder) that i can disable it in the group policy? Also, can group policy work in a domain administrator or just an administrator? the reason is i tried to test out by disabling me from getting into control panel, but i can still see it, i am a domain admin. Also do I put the users or do I put the computers in the group?

thank youClick to expand...
If I remember correctly, in the policy OU, you have to block access to the .exes for the games, but I can't remember exactly where it is. But I know it can be done because I've done it before.
 

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A:Group Policy

In order to access the Group Policy Editor, use "gpedit.msc" (without the quotes of course) from the "Run" window.

I'm not certain where in a Policy you will find what you are seeking, it's been a while since I've tinkered around in here. Just be careful as the system could get really locked down depending on what is changed.

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A:Group Policy

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A:Group Policy help?

Please do not double post.
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A:Group Policy....

Sorry but it would not be proper to assist you in removing something that your employers are fully entitled to add to the system you use - however insignificant this item would be

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A:Group Policy?

The tool you'll probably need to use to correct that is either secpol.msc or gpedit.msc. I can't think right off the top of my head which settings in there but if you aren't connected to a domain and that's your error then I'm pretty sure the correction to be made is in there.
 

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I speak under correction, but I don't think we can't really help you with that since we would be subverting your employers attempts at administrating their IT systems. The forum administrators and moderators will correct me if I am wrong.

Your best bet is to contact your IT adminstrator about this.

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A:Help with Group Policy?

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A:Group Policy

So I assume you are in a LAN with domain controllers?

Did you check Computer Properties / Computer Name?
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A:Group Policy

1) A logon script would be best in this regards.
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A:Group policy..Please help

So the XP machine is joined to the domain right? Can browse the network from the NT server and see the XP machine? Do you have NetBios over TCP/IP enabled on the XP machine?
 

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Typically gpedit.msc apply settings machine wide.

Sounds like you are Windows Savvy; what you can do is manually edit the registry to restrict the standard user. Or there are utilities out there that can help you do it more automate.

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Which edition?
Group Policy editor is included in Pro, Enterprise, and higher versions. Not Home.

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Hi Guys,

I am wanting apply a group policy on my network and I dont have any problems when it is a User Configuration Policy as it always works. However, the policy I am wanting to apply now is a policy that comes under computer configuration. The problem is that when I enable any group policy that comes under computer configuraiton the policy is never applied.

So in short, the problem is that whenever I apply computer configuration policies, they never take effect, but when I enable user configuration policies everything works fine.

Any help or ideas would be much appritiated.

Thanks again,
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/group-policy-not-working.672419/
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I recently tried to use group policies on a WinXP Pro box to have greater control over Windows. I want to create a policies that would restrict one user (member of the "restricted user" group), without affecting the administrative group. I set up a policy that had a few restrictions...just as an experiment, by implimenting policies under the "User Configurations" (Administrative templates), and when I saved the consol and logged into an administrative account, the policies were in effect for the administrative group. I know there is a way to set up policies to work on one user/group and not have any affect on others...but I can't remember

Please help.
 

A:Group policy issues

Local policies affect everyone on the computer. You would need a domain controller to set polices by group.
 

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A:AVG 'Blocked by Group Policy'

bikemonkey83,

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I didn't understand what had happened and then clicked on the AVG desktop icon but it came up with AVG Blocked by Group Policy. I'm not very clued up on tech and I don't understand what's gone wrong but obviously I'm concerned about the lack of antivirus protection I now have and would like to get it fixed as soon as possible.

Thanks in advance to any replies I get :)

A:AVG Blocked by Group Policy

Hello and welcome to TSF.

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Make sure the Addition.txt button is ticked.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.
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I found that my group policy is not going through to my client computer so I take a look at the Resultant Set of Policy and below is the error I received.

Friday, August 20, 2004 10:00:42 AM

Group Policy Infrastructure failed due to the error listed below.
The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.

Note: Due to the GP Core failure, none of the other Group Policy components processed their policy. Consequently, status information for the other components is not available.

Will anyone tell me how I go about trouble shooting this problem? I have two client computers and one is working fine. Both of these client computers have the same settings as far as I can tell.

ljCharlie
 

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OK, to clarify - I have xp home, and my computer is not networked or a server. I have looked on the web and found this:
start / run /gpedit.msc with further instructions, but I get the error saying widows cannot find gpedit.msc make sure you spelled the filename correctly...
 

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A:Something Has Modified My Group Policy

Welcome olddog1947 Click on Start/Run,type CMD then press Ok.At the Command Prompt copy then paste:NETSH FIREWALL RESETThen press Enter,restart your pc.Check in Security Center,is the firewall running now.If nothing has changed,to be on the safe side download\install one of the following freeware firewalls:Sygate Personal Firewall Free Edition:http://www.filehippo.com/download_sygate_personal_firewall/Zone Alarm Free:http://download.zonelabs.com/bin/free/1001..._737_000_en.exeComodo Personal Firewall:http://www.personalfirewall.comodo.com/******************************Download/install AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5.Please follow these instructions carefully.Launch/start up AVG Anti-Spyware.On the main page click the 'Update' tab,and then 'Start Update'.Once the updates have been installed,do the following:Select the 'Scanner' icon at the top of the screen, then select the 'Settings' tab. Once in the 'Settings' screen,under 'How to act?',then under 'Set default action for detected malware to:', click on 'Recommended actions',then click on 'Quarantine'.Under 'Reports' select 'Automatically generate report after every scan' and unselect 'Only if threats were found'. Exit AVG Anti-Spyware,don't run the scan just yet.You might want to print/copy the following as you need to be in Safe Mode from here on.Reboot your computer into SAFE MODE" using the F8 method. To do this,restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".Have Hijack This fix the following [If still present], by placing a check in the appropriate boxes and selecting 'Fix checked'. Make sure all browser and all Windows Explorer windows are closed before fixing:O2 - BHO: (no name) - {77701e16-9bfe-4b63-a5b4-7bd156758a37} - (no file)O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - (no file)O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {85d1f590-48f4-11d9-9669-0800200c9a66} - %windir%\bdoscandel.exe (file missing)O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Uninstall BitDefender Online Scanner v8 - {85d1f590-48f4-11d9-9669-0800200c9a66} - %windir%\bdoscandel.exe (file missing)O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {9819CC0E-9669-4D01-9CD7-2C66DA43AC6C} - (no file)Still in Safe Mode launch AVG Anti-Spyware.Click the 'Scanner' icon at the top.To start the scan click on 'Complete System Scan'. Please be patient,it takes a while for the scan to finish.Once the scan is complete,do the following.If AVG Anti-Spyware detected any infected objects:,click on 'Apply All Actions'.Next click on 'Save Report'.Copy and paste that report into your next reply.The report can be found under the 'Reports' tab at the top.Close AVG Anti-Spyware when you've done.Reboot normally.Post the AVG Anti Spyware report and a new Hijackthis log into your next reply.Let me know whats happening now please.

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A:Group Policy service

Hi,
Welcome to the forums, try running sfc /scannow and see whether it fixes the problem, if it doesn't, try running DISM repair Windows image following the instructions in these tutorials, you can reinstall windows as a last resort. HTH.
SFC Command - Run in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
DISM - Repair Windows 10 Image - Windows 10 Forums

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Are there defaults or what could I change to allow devices to be installed?

Thanks so much.

Sarge

A:Group Policy Failure

Welcome to SF.

Is your computer being administered by someone else? Is there more than one login to your pc? Are you part of a network?

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what will be the issue
Please mail on [email protected]
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hi i added a template to administrative templates in group policy and set "1" thing how could i figure out the changes it made to the registry in order to do that manually in non ultimate versions?
i know that there is a site that shows everything but that's only for the build in features not the manually added ones
i hope i am clear enough


my question is like this
i added a custom template to group policy, i want to know what gets changed in the registry when i change a rule in the policy.
for reference this is the custom policy i am speaking about
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Hello,
I have recently discovered the Group Policy function in XP Pro and I have found some options I would like to apply to individual users. Is there a way I can do this? e.g. Would i log on as each user, modify the settings, then log off? Is there an easier way or a manual explaining this somewhere?

Thanks in advance.

Jordan

A:Group Policy Setup

I believe only the Administrator can change Group Policy seetings. Therefore you will need to be logged in as Admin.
See if any of these help
http://www.theeldergeek.com/group_po...ws_xp_prof.htm

http://www.theeldergeek.com/group_policy_editor.htm

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/art.../winxpgpe.html

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/group-policy-setup-90586.html