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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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note that I am local admin.
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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 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.

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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: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.
Ionut Marin (Last update 10/5/2003):
>From a newsgroup post, from a Microsoft Engineer: "It could be that there is a problem with WMI >on this machine. You can try recreating some of the WMI files using the steps below:
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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

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

Your System Specs

Computer type PC/Desktop
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How to Add Group Policy Editor Gpedit.msc to Windows 7 Home? - Microsoft Community

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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:

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A:Group policy

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Hi and Welcome!
In the run box you type gpedit.msc
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What firewall are you referring to? Change it how?

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

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A:Group Policy in the OU

Siten0308 said:


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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

I always recommend making users non-local admins. Unless you use software restrictions in Group Policy, you really can't completely prevent users from installing all pieces of software. But standard users typically have issues installing software.

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Sorry no previous experience with group policy what so ever. I have mass reading for this evening but any tips in the mean time would be much appreciated.



A:Group Policy help?

Please do not double post.
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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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A:Help with group policy

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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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Did you check Computer Properties / Computer Name?
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A:AVG 'Blocked by Group Policy'


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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.
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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: Alarm Free: Personal Firewall:******************************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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For about a week now, each time I boot up, I receive this message as a pop-up ? ?Failed to connect to a Windows Service. Windows couldn?t connect to the Group Policy service.? I have problems using File Explorer, none of the options (such as Recovery) are available in Settings, Update & security, regedit won?t open etc. etc. Will re-installing Windows 10 solve the issues, or is there something more sinister afoot ?

A:Group Policy service

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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Hello, 1st time post. Hope it's in the right forum.

Whenever I get a device ( today a new keyboard ) my Win7 Pro refuses to let the drivers go through and warns with a group policy error.

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

Thanks so much.


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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In our infra group policy is not getting update.....but if we re-join the domain then group policy getting updated

what will be the issue
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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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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.


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