How to Customize the Windows 10 Start Menu with Group Policy
Russell Smith shows you how to use and customize the Windows 10 Start menu using group policy, along with steps to configure the default live tiles layout for your users.
Oct 17, 2014|Russell Smith
How Can I Block the Use of Passwords in Group Policy Preferences?
Learn how to update the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to prevent IT administrators from setting passwords in this new Ask an Admin post.
Jun 30, 2014|Russell Smith
Use Group Policy to Stop Users from Linking Microsoft Accounts to Local or Domain Logins in Windows 8
In this Ask an Admin, learn how to use Group Policy to disable your users' ability to link domain and local computer accounts to Microsoft Accounts.
Sep 10, 2013|Russell Smith
Disabling Adobe Reader XI Updates Using Group Policy
Got control issues? In this tutorial, learn to disable Adobe Reader XI updates using the ever-handy Group Policy.
Aug 9, 2013|Daniel Petri
Add Administrative Templates to a Group Policy Object in Windows Server 2008 Domain
Learn about the new XML-based file system in Windows Server 2008 for Administrative Templates for Group Policy Objects. Michael gives a brief overview of these new file types and shows you where they need to go depending on the administrative needs.
Mar 20, 2012|Michael Simmons
Administrative Templates in Server 2008 R2 Group Policy Objects (GPO)
In this post, Michael Simmons explains the functions of the Administrative Templates for Group Policy Objects in Windows Server, specifically, Server 2008 R2. These templates allow a huge range of customization of settings for administrators configuring computers and users in Active Directory.
Feb 20, 2012|Michael Simmons
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Deploying Printers Using Group Policy – Networking Printers & Windows 2008 Server Part 2
In this second part of Tom Finnis' article on deploying printers on your network he explains how to assign your printers to specific users and computers using Group Policy and the Active Directory. He also covers in depth how to avoid the most common problem encountered, the lack of built-in support for GPO printer deployment in Windows XP
Sep 29, 2011|Tom Finnis