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Windows Vista Home Premium, How can I turn off group policy, If I try to run defender or change startup programs, it will not allow me. Message to contact your system administrator to turn off group policy. Please help

Q: Windows Vista Home Premium, How can I turn off group policy, If I try to run defender or change startup programs, it will not allow me. Message to contact your system administrator to turn off group policy. Please help

Windows Vista Home Premium, How can I turn off group policy, If I try to run defender or change startup programs, it will not allow me. Message to contact your system administrator to turn off group policy. Please help

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Windows Vista Home Premium, How can I turn off group policy, If I try to run defender or change startup programs, it will not allow me. Message to contact your system administrator to turn off group policy.  Please help

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windows 7 32 bit fully updated.
yesterday i tried to install a companion program to my Lorex Video surveillance system that uses Flir Cloud to live view my in home security system.
It is a video player made by the same company to view locally the downloaded video files from my security DVR( .dav format). ive downloaded the exe directly form their website, it also auto downloads if i allow it and dont already have it installed( the .exe) when i download a video file to my PC. Issue: When i click it to install it i get a windows dialog box that says "" (path is C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\SPTemp\Smart Player.exe) (File name changes but rest of path is the same depending on which file i try to run). ( this is a home PC of which i am the administrator.)
 
this happens using and administrator level windows account(and/or if i right click and "run as administrator) and it happens whether i use the file i directly downloaded form their site or through the software.
i spoke to their tech support and they have no idea. Ive googled a couple times but i am leary of deleting entire registry folders. Can someone explain more clearly why this is happening, and how to resolve it without compromising anything else in the system?

A:This program is blocked by group policy, contact your system administrator for f

still preprexed by this issue, someone suggested that cryptoprevent may be causing the issue( which i have installed and updated)

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How can I resolve this problem? I am unable to make any changes or restore a deleted folder. Thank you

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Hello ,

plz i have a question ,can i add group policy to windows vista home premium , i need it some time and how to show users & groups in the same windows ???
Thanks .

A:Add Group policy to vista home premium ??

Hi unica and welcome to the forums

Sorry, but it is not possible to add the Group Policy Editor to the Home versions of Vista. This tool is only available on the Business and Ultimate versions. However, some (but not all) of the changes that can be made with this editor can also be made by editing the registry directly. In other words, it is a bit like an interface centre. Those changes which cannot be made this way refer to the features of Vista that are only found in the Business and Ultimate versions.

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My HP Pavilion DV6516TX Notebook has Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 2 Installed. I want to turn off System Restore temporarily to remove a Trojan horse as advised by Symantec. However, i am unable to turn off System Restore temporarily because Group Policy does not allow. In Home Premium edition there is no facility to edit group policy because the same is not available in this edition of Windows Vista.

Can any expert help me to turn off System Restore temporarily in the light of the above using any alternative means? Please inform the complete steps to do this in detail. Thanks in advance.
 

A:System Restore Cannot Be Turned Off In Home Premium . Group Policy Does Not Allow.

You can delete the policy using the 'reg delete' command. Open a command window and type REG DELETE "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\SystemRestore" /F
(note there are exactly four spaces in the command line)

This will delete any group policies affecting System Restore, assuming something hasn't blocked access to the registry key. You may need to restart Windows to make the change effective.
 

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I have a small office network with a mix of PC's running either Windows XP or Windows Vista Premium. The main printer/scanner/fax machine is located in a small room by itself and all the PC's have access to it.

For the most part all works fine and the PC's all communicate with each other. The only aggrevation is that occassionly when printing to the shared printer, a Vista PC will pop up an error message that says "To use the shared printer \ \Scanning\Sharp AR-M207, you need to install the printer driver on your computer and then restart the print job." Along with action boxes INSTALL DRIVER and CANCEL. Normally I click on INSTALL DRIVER, enter the Admin password, and all prints well for a little while. This happens on all of the Vista PC's whether they are set up for one user or two users. (On the two user PC's, Admin is one of the users.)

Starting just recently, one of the two user Vista PC's started a new quirck. When I clicked on INSTALL DRIVER, I get the error message, "This program is blocked by group policy. For more information, contact your system administrator. etc."

I tried a re-boot. No success. I checked the PC and printer settings and all indicates that each is set up for public acccess across the network. I did a search on the net about group policy settings in Vista, only to learn that one requires a professional version of Vista to change these (at least easily). I then tried to uninstall and then reinstall the printer drivers. This... Read more

A:This program is blocked by group policy. (Vista Home Premium)

Run cmd.exe with administrative previlliges and type

secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose

+restart
see more:How to reset security settings back to the defaults

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This wouldn't fit in the thread I am helping on so I decided to ask my question here.





Quote:
Great Link there Kari!

Scott, a bit off topic...just a bit,.....Kari;

I understand the limitations of Group Policy (GP) for my version of Windows 7 Home Premium (HP), and in going through my links I was reminded of a, for lack of a better term a "tweak" to HP that might open GP to 7HP users.

Do you believe making the change would provide a benefit or a detriment to my version?

Related Link:
How to Enable

Thanks Scott!! Okay! ..............


My question?
Do you believe making the change would provide a benefit or a detriment to my version?
I'll be posting a referral link to here in the Group Policy set up for dummies Thread by Scott46......

A:Group Policy for Windows 7 Home Premium

Hello Steve,

It's been my experience that trying to add Group Policy to unsupported editions of Windows 7 just doesn't work or work properly. In addition, there's a good chance of messing up Windows trying to add Group Policy if mistakes are made during the process.

If one wants Group Policy, it would be best to get the Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate edition.

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Hi Experts,
 
Yesterday when I turned on my XP laptop, there was a little red shield in the taskbar indicating that my firewall was turned off.  I clicked the shield and tried to turn it back on, but got the following error in the Security Center:
 
"We're sorry. The Security Center could not turn on Windows Firewall. To try turning on the firewall yourself, go to Windows Firewall in Control Panel. In the Windows Firewall dialog General tab, select On (recommended), and then click OK."
 
So I opened Windows Firewall and discovered that the General tab was completely grayed out -- I wasn't able to turn it on from there either.  Worried that I had a virus, I ran Malwarebytes and my AV (Eset NOD32 5.2.9.1), but all scans came up clean.
 
My next step was to search online (with a different computer) to see if there were any solutions for this issue, and I found a MicrosoftFixit link for repairing the Firewall.  I downloaded the file to my flash drive, installed it on my XP laptop, and after the wizard went through all of its steps, I got the following error message:
 
"Windows Firewall cannot be set as the default firewall. This problem may be occurring because of an existing Group Policy or because you are using the [sic] another firewall program. If you want to use Windows Firewall, exit this troubleshooter, uninstall the other firewall program, and then run this troubleshooter again."
 
So I nervously turned off my AV (in case it wa... Read more

A:Windows firewall on XP laptop will not turn on due to group policy??

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Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Up... Read more

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Hi there.

I know that Win7 Home Premium does not have the group policy management console.

As i only connect directly to my modem and do not file share or edit the computer remotely etc. From a security point of view, which policies would you recommend to change from their default state?

I'm aware that some if not all policies can be edited in regedit, are the registry values easy enough to find or should i just bite the bullet and upgrade my Windows 7 to Win7 Ultimate.

Thanks for any help.

Regards,
TwistedZombie

A:Security and Group policy Windows 7 Home Premium

You can create a 'custom' MSC
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/56443-microsoft-mangement-console-create-custom-msc.html

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I am running Windows 7 Home Premium and want to change something found in:

Group Policy Editor>Computer Configuration> AdministrativeTemplates> Windows Components

Is there a workaround?

A:Group Policy Editor workaround Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Hello Phil,

What did you want to change there?

You could look it up at the link below to see what to change in the registry for it instead.

Group Policy Search

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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My university requires all student laptops to run a little application that makes some changes in the registry to allow access to the campus' network.

After running the application, I noticed that it also made changes to group policy settings for Windows Update. I can no longer choose how I want Windows Update to work, since it has automatically selected the recommended setting and has greyed out the rest. Right at the top it tells me that these settings are managed by my system administrator, which is supposed to be me.

My question is how do I go about editing group policy for Windows Update using RegEdit? I would like to restore my access to the update settings.
 

A:editing home premium group policy (for windows update)

To access the Group Policy management open "Run..." (Start+R) and type "gpedit.msc". That gives you the Group Policy management.
 

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It seem's i can't turn on my Windows Firewall because of this and im not forsure what else it is effecting please help thanks.
 

A:Group Policy How do I turn it off?

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Maybe someone can take pity on me and explain this. I have a new Toshiba notebook running Vista Home Premium. I'm running as a stand alone user, not as a member of any domain. I've been trying to resolve a very slow shut down (10 - 15 minutes) that happens only from time to time.
Searching the net, I find references to things I can check with the group policy object editor. The programs recommended, such as gpmc.msc, don't seem to be available in my version of Vista (Home Premium). Also the snap in discussed some places does not seem to be available in my copy of Vista.
Is this because it's a home version? Is there something I have to download and/or install?
I suspect the answer is that I don't have Vista Enterprise or ultimate or whatever it's called.
I'll greatly appreciate any suggestions on this or on the slow shut down.
 

A:How To Edit Group Policy in Home Premium?

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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.
Regards,
Mohammed Adel

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when i log in my pc on network then it change my local adm password.How i can disable this.pl help me.

A:How to disable local administrator password change group policy

I'm not sure what you mean. Simply logging onto your PC shouldn't change the admin password. It is also recommended to not use the Admin account for general use.

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Win7 Home Premium does NOT contain the well known GroupPolicy Editor. This is a feature only in Win7 Pro and above.

What is exactly meant by "Group Policy Editor": The tool "gpedit.msc" (from former WinXP) or the group policy features itself?

If only the tool is meant then the Home Premium user could enter the function manually in registry (as in WinXP). Is this possible?

Peter

A:Direct Group Policy features as Registry values in Win7 Home Premium ?

gpedit.msc is the Group Policy editor. However, if you want to find a setting that you can normally edit with gpedit, and you have access to a Win7 machine *with* gpedit, you have two options:

1. You can look at the .admx files in %windir%\PolicyDefinitions\ and the corresponding .adml files in %windir%\PolicyDefinitions\<language>\ to get the keys/values that correspond to the actual group policy settings - the .admx files contain the actual registry settings that a policy would set, and the .adml files contain the text that you see in the group policy editor for a policy. So, find the text of a policy setting you want to set in one of the .adml files (you will have to search), and you will see that there is a "string id" associated with it - search for that string id in the .admx file of the same name, and you'll find the reg value and key to set the policy manually .

2. If you're lazy like me, you can find a lot (not all, but a lot) of these here:
http://gps.cloudapp.net/
Again, not all are listed here, so you may need to resort to #1 if you cannot find the policy you want to configure via #2.

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Hi all,
 
Have got my mother in laws laptop, and none of her AV programmes appear to be running - neither do alot of her usual start-up programs. If I try and manually launch her AV program (McAffee), I get a message "This program is blocked by group policy. For more information contact your system administrator." for file mcagent.exe
 
I can't edit group policy, because this is Windows Vista Home, which doesn't have any Policy editors, so I can only assume that some malware made the change in the first place directly to the registry.
 
So I can't even run a scan - I don't seem to be able to turn Windows Defender on either. I don't know how long it's been like this, so I'm suspecting there are probably all sorts of malware on there. Would really appreciate any help you can give me.
 
DDS.txt follows :
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.19518
Run by Jen at 18:44:51 on 2014-04-18
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium   6.0.6002.2.1252.44.1033.18.2045.788 [GMT 1:00]
.
AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {ADA629C7-7F48-5689-624A-3B76997E0892}
SP: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {16C7C823-5972-5907-58FA-0004E2F9422F}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
FW: McAfee Firewall *Enabled* {959DA8E2-3527-57D1-4915-924367AD4FE9}
.
============== Running Processes ================
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\... Read more

A:Cannot run any AV programs - message "This program is blocked by group policy"

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I'm trying to help a friend with her Windows 8 laptop and I need some generic advice.

Her PC had been running great until she attempted to download some silly game a couple of days ago. The game took hours to download and install and ever since she's had problems - lots of pop-ups and strange things running constantly. I helped her using Malwarebytes and AdwCleaner, which seemed to take care of pretty much everything.

Two problems remain:
Windows Defender which is her real-time protection refuses to run. She's been using Defender for a few years and ran a full scan just a week ago, and no malware was found.. Now, it gives us the following message for which I've found very little help. She is running basic Windows 8 and no group policies are running.
AFAIK she has never had any other antivirus on the laptop.

The second problem is one I came across in trying to solve problem 1. Opening a command prompt as an administrator and running sfc /scannow always brings up the DOS message that it cannot be run because I have to be an administrator.

Since everything else on the laptop seems to work just fine, and she can play all her other silly games and read her email she didn't want to part with it. So I'm looking for some ideas on what to do to fix these issues when I see her next.

A:Windows Defender and Group Policy

Scan the system with Kaspersky TTDSKiller, ESET Online Scanner and SuperAntiSpyware

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This morning I've been recieveing the error meesage that Windowns cannot turn on defender due to group policy settings. Security centre won't let me turn it on and gives the same mesage when you try to do so. Computer seems to be running way slower then normal and more pop ups than normal too.

I've downloaed Microsoft Security Essentials and thats scanning and deleting stuff as I type this.

This is the Hijack this log, all help and advice will be much appreciated. I'm really not sure what to do beyond this.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:52:51, on 13/02/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6002.18005)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
C:\Users\Phillip\AppData\Local\Temp\Swx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdSync.exe
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\msseces.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\Stardock\ObjectDock\ObjectDock.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
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A:Windows defender turned off, group policy

I am now getting the error Internet Explorer has failed to initialze, windows is closing the program whilst browsing the web through Firefox. Box pops up in centre of screen with the red X symbol. I don't and never have used Internet Explorer on this machine.

Any ideas?
 

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Hi everyone I just signed up today and I need help. Yesterday after surfing the web I deleted my expired trial verson of Mc Afee, then shortly after I started to experiance some problems on my laptop first I was promt with an error message that said something like:

could not locate Winzyt32.rom

Then I received this message:

Windows defender is turned off by group policy
Windows defender won't provide protection against harmfull or potentially unwanted software
and it won't send you alerts because it's off.
To help potect your computer against harmful or potentially unwanted sofware, contact your
system administrator to enable windows defender via group policy.

I tried to fix it myself by doing a system restore, but that only got rid of the Winzyt32.rom error. The same windows defender message pops up every time I start up my laptop ( Dell Studio runing Vista ). I don't know what to do I can't seem to open windows defender at all and my computer is running very slowly. I downloaded a trial version of Trend Micro Internet security this is running on my computer at the moment.
Please Help ASAP!
 

A:NEED HELP! windows defender is turned off by group policy

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I'm currently having a problem with Windows defender, which is reporting that i have malware. However, when i try to run windows defender it gives a warning that the program is blocked by group policy. I was also experiencing a problem with wondows startup where it would open my documents and then pause. I've now sorted this but anti-virus and ad-aware are not finding any problems.Below is a report from Hijackthis. Can some one help me please?Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 23:19:57, on 30/01/2010Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\VIA\VIAudioi\VDeck\VDeck.exeC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exeC:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\VirtualCloneDrive\VCDDaemon.exeC:\Windows\FixCamera.exeC:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exeC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM.exeC:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk10\PDAgentS1.exeC:\Program Files\Skype\Plugin Manager\skypePM.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exeC:\Windows\system32\perfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Trend ... Read more

A:Windows Defender BLocked by Group Policy

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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New Install of windows 7 professional. Security features are turned off and greyed out. When I try to activate Defender i get error code 0x800704ec

A:Windows Defender: Program is blocked by Group Policy

Hello,
It looks like you are already being helped in this topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/623210/new-install-microsoft-updates-blocked/
 
Please continue in that topic with the instructions received by your helper. Do not start new topics, this will only confuse matters. As this topic appears to be about the same issue, it will be locked.

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I have a set of dual-booting (OS X, Win XP) laptops. It works well....except that one OS thinks the hardware clock is UTC and the other thinks it is local time. This is leading to a headache as the machine cannot connect to the network with the wrong time. I cannot rely on ntp since the machine can't get on the network to fix the time if the time is wrong.

I want to fix this by making Windows treat the hardware clock as UTC. I've found some hints that this is possible with registry modification.

I'd really rather do it via group policy. For one thing, that way if it gets set back to hardware=local the normal GP refresh might get it reset before the laptop leaves the network. For another, the less I have to remember when building new images the better.

Is this possible? How/where is the setting in group policy?

Thanks!
 

A:Group Policy-Change Windows to use UTC?

I don't know of a Group Policy setting other than a logon/logoff script that makes the entry, but this is the relevant registry key:

Code:
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation
Name = RealTimeIsUniversal
Type = Reg_DWORD
0 = RTC is Local Time
1 = RTC is UTC

It is very buggy in XP, especially after sleep or hibernation, you need Vista SP2 or Win 7, and even then it takes a certain procedure to get it working:
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/tabletandtouch/thread/0b872d8a-69e9-40a6-a71f-45de90c6e243

Let me clarify how this should be used:
1 - Edit the registry to include this option;
2 - Shutdown Windows and start your alternate OS (e.g. MacOS);
3 - Set the time right;
4 - Shutdown your alternate OS and boot Windows;
5 - Sleep and resume from sleep WindowsClick to expand...
I've not tested this myself, just did some Googling.
 

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As the topic says so, i recently cannot access my vista shared folders...

i went to see if the password protected sharing was ON, and it was.... i tried to turn it off and i couldnt, several tries after i went to check the firewall... and it was OFF... at the top of the windows it says something like this "These settings cant be changed due to Group Policy" or something like that ....

1) i'm the owner of the PC
2) i'm the solely admin of the PC
3) there is no other user in this PC..

what can i do to change this settings ??

BTW i tried to log on in safe mod as the Administrator account, and this didnt change anything... the Group Policy thing keeps appearing
 

A:Vista Group Policy - cannot change firewall nor password protected sharing

try this one, courtesy of bc...
09-Feb-2007 11:43 AM
Bob Cerelli

Distinguished Member Posts: 17,784
Join Date: Nov 2002

The lack of logon password may also be affecting network access.

To change this setting:

Run gpedit.msc
Go to Computer Configuration / Windows Settings / Security Settings / Local Policies / Security Options
Double click on Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console login only
Disable this option
__________________
Bob Cerelli
http://www.onecomputerguy.com
 

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Just installed windows 10 tonight and seems like all security programs installed or tried to download get this "This program is blocked by group policy.  For more information, contact your system administrator"

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Hi All,

I am after a bit of advice. I am editing a group policy on a windows 7 pro edition, and I am exporting it using the GPOPack tool and then I am importing the user registry.pol onto a windows home edition, using localpol.exe and it says that it is running successfully, but none of the policies are actually being applied.

We downloaded a gpedit.msc tool for the home edition and the values are showing as set, but they are not being applied.

The policy I am trying to alter, is the Control Panel policy to prevent users from accessing the Control Panel.

Any ideas?

A:Help Group Policy Windows 7 Pro & Home

Some Group Policy settings don't stick in Windows 7 HP even if you apply them.

Have a look here:

Deny Access to the Display Settings at Registry Guide for Windows

Backup Registry first.

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Windows Defender in Windows 7 OS
Error Code 0x800704ec
Won't allow me to open it due to a group policy is apply by the administrator which I check don't exist
I try every kind of Antivirus programs and spyware, malware security removal program and I also try to fix the group policy which it don't exist.
 
I'm RogerRogerC

A:Windows 7 Defender won't open because a group policy issue and error code is 0x800704ec

Hi,
 
Please try the suggestions from the link below to check whether Windows Defender can be started.
 
Error message trying to start Windows
defender
 
Thanks,
Novak

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Yesterday I opened utorrent and it worked OK. Today when I try to open utorrent I get :
(This program is blocked by group policy, for more information contact Systems Administrator).

I found this with Event Viewer. Access to C:\Users\Ray\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe has been restricted by your Administrator by location with policy rule {15544135-be10-4b3a-8652-ae990acb9f44} placed on path C:\Users\Ray\AppData\Roaming\*\*.exe. I looked at Group Policy Editor but I cant see anything. This is a home computer and I am logged in as Administrator.

A:This program is blocked by group policy, for more information contact

Welcome to the forum, hopefully im not helping you out so you can go and download illegal software or movies ect..

As an administrator
firstly click start and try run;
In the dialogue box type CMD and press enter;
then in the box type gpedit.msc and hit enter;
double click windows settings;
then click software restrictions and policies;
Then in that section change your user profile to basic user, as default it should be set as disallowed.

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So I heard that there is no group policy in Windows 10 Home. Is there some way to enable it? Or some alternative to group policy management?

A:Enable group policy in Windows 10 Home?

What are you looking to accomplish with group policy?

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So fresh install of windows 7 home premium 64bit

every time I start up I get the same issue of "Failed to connect windows service ...... Group policy client.."

I did some research about checking the key strings in regedit, but there is nothing in my registry about it..

any idea how I can disable the popup, or remove it so I don't get the same issue every time?

thanks

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A:On, startup Windows could not connect to Group Policy .... help plz

Check this video I posted more than a year ago, it tells you how to solve the problem: "Windows could not connect to Group Policy Client services" how to fix. Firewall failed load 0x6d9 - YouTube

this should help

Cheers!

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defender is currently off and when i try to turn on it says its set off in group policy.

I am not sure how this happened but i cant turn it on again.

gpedit isnt available on my home version of windows so how did it get turned off in the first place?

A:Defender turned off in group policy

Hello Dooper,

It sounds like you may have used the method in OPTION TWO below to turn off Windows Defender then. It manually sets the same policy via Registry Editor instead.

Windows Defender - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

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hello, everyone, i have (?) how does it happen that windows defender gets blocked by group policy? how do i change it decides in the registry because i have to go into registry to make a change every time i start my computer so what i want to know is how to change the problem in group policy so that i don't have to go to regedit every time i start my computer?

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Hi, I hope i am doing this correctly. For the past 10 months i am blocked by group policy on almost anything i do on my laptop. I am the only one who uses it, I have no idea what group policy is, and had 3 IT look at it and they all said they have never seen this before, and no one could fix it. thanks in advance for anyone reading my post and or trying to help
Aimee

A:group policy on my personal windows 7 home premuim

Google Search finds some pages about Group Policy but I'd read those that show Microsoft in the line just below the title clickable link. https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q...7+group+policy
Basically Group Policy Editor is not for the Home Premium version of Windows.
An example from that list:
Group Policy management for IT pros

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I was hoping to disable fast startup with group policy, but that doesn't seem to be an option.  Enabling the policy below forces fast startup to 'on', but disabling it simply defaults to the local computer setting, which is also 'on'.
Computer Configuration/Policies/Administrative Templates/System/Shutdown/Require use of fast startup
A work around could be to use group policy to disable hibernation completely, but I do not want to do that, I only want to disable fast startup.
I also know the change can be scripted, but I'd rather use group policy and am throwing this out there to see if I'm missing a setting before I move on to an alternate solution.
Rich

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do u know how to configure group policy so once user logs in,he can be assigned local administrator rights.

I wants the moment user logs in a new computer in a domain,in their user configuration
they will automatically assigned local administrator rights rather than I am using contol panel to add manually.
 

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System: Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit, SP1
ASUS laptop K52F
Accounts on laptop: Admin (Administrator account), Fred (Standard user account)
[Note: I posted this message to another forum a week ago and never received a satisfactory answer so I am posting it here.]

A few days ago I installed the following optional Windows updates:
KB3080079 [adds RDS support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 ]
KB915597 [update to Windows Defender definitions]

Then when I logged in to an Administrator account ["Admin"], the login was very, very slow and I saw the message "Wait for group policy client". So I rebooted and again logged into an Administrator account. The message still appeared and the login was very slow. I do not remember ever seeing this message prior to the above updates, although I am unsure if the message was related to the updates.

So I tried two experiments:
(Experiment 1) Disconnected from the Internet, rebooted, & logged in to an Administrator account. The message no longer appeared. I tried this 2 times - no message.

(Experiment 2) Reconnected to the Internet, rebooted, & logged in to an Administrator account. The message no longer appeared. I tried this 2 times - no message.

After this problem occurred, I scanned my laptop with the following, none of which found any problems:
Avira, Malwarebytes, TDSSKiller, SUPERAntiSpyware, RogueKiller
I also ran Chkdsk which found no problems.

(1) Why did the message disappear and never reappear ev... Read more

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dir sirs

i have a big problem in my netword
i changed the server and i get a new one
when i log in by local administrator in cients to jion the computer to the new domain
the local administrator is logged in efficted by the a user group policy
i have windows2000 advanced server

so i cannot see the desktop and i cannot join the pc to the netword
any help plzzz
 

A:why local administrator efficted by group policy

From what I understand, you are trying to join client pc's to your domain using the local admin accounts on the client. Is this correct?

When changing from workgroup to domain it will bring up a window asking for a username and password. Since the client is not yet on your domain, if needs authentication to join said domain from an authorized user account (domain admin account).
Enter the domain name first, then with a "/" without quotations, then a domain admin account name in the username field. Enter the domain admin accounts pw in the password field and hit ok. After a minute or so you will receive a welcome message.

Here is a simple example:
Domain: potatochips.com
Domain Admin Username: potatochipeater
pw for that account: ilovepotatochips

So, in the box that comes up enter the above information as so.....

Username: Potatochips/potatochipeater
Password: ilovepotatochips
I hope that this info has helped you. Please reply if you have any other questions.
 

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Hi Team,
Please let me know what is the standard Setting for below Security Setting ( Audit Policy ), which are followed in most of the Company.

For Eg:- Should i set ' Success & Failure ' for ' Audit account logon events ' & for ' Audit account management' etc...




Thanks & Regards,
Param
www.paramgupta.blogspot.com

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I do Technical phone support for a living, and I'm at my grandma's place for the holidays, and I was asked to give my grandma a hand with a few computer problems she is having... I got them all fixed but this one thing, and I have never ran into this problem before.

My Grandma has a Computer and a Laptop. Both running Window XP Home. She also has a D-link wireless router. When I set up her network about a year ago, I set it up so she could do file sharing between the two. The problem now is that she can access files on her computer from her laptop, but not the other way around. Both had file sharing on. I have been messing with this for 3-4 hours now.

I found the cause of the problem, but I can not find a way to correct it. In her Windows Firewall it says: "For your Security, some of your settings are controlled by Group Policy". In the exceptions it shows that Group Policy is blocking File sharing.

I looked all over google and Microsoft's site and all I can see is that this should only occur on a XP Pro or Windows Server 2003, not on XP Home! I tried looking for the gpedit.msc, but it does not exsist on this system, and I see no other way of changing the Group Policy settings. Nothing in the administrative tools either....

Dose anyone have any clue how to change, edit or disable Group Policy on a Windows XP Home Edition system, that dose not have the gpedit.msc?

Any help at all would be greatly appreciated!!!
 

A:Group Policy on XP Home??

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I'm tryimg to turn off the windows firewall but the problem is it states that "for my security" some settings are conyrolled by group policy.I'm the logged on administrator and the only user with admin permission. Matter fact my only othervuser is my wife and she doesn't use the system. How do I get control of group policy? I tried to find a snap in in the console and I'm sure you know what I got..no such snap in in XP home only in XP Pro. Please help!!!
 

A:group policy on XP home?

If you want to turn off the firewall, go to Control Panel > Admin Tools > Services and double-click it in the right pane. Set it to "disabled" and stop the service.

There is no policy control in Home. Some settings can be managed with:

XP Security Console

but everything else needs to be controlled in the registry.
 

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A while ago, I got VNC working through port forwarding. Now I have another question. I want to set up a *very* limited account on the computer for people to use over VNC, for interactive tutorials, etc. This machine is running Windows XP Home edition SP2. I know that the group policy editor is not present in XP home, so how can I set restrictions for one particular user account on the computer without going through thousands of registry keys or buying more applications? Thanks.

A:XP home group policy

Look in the C:\Windows\System32 folder on a PC with XP Pro and copy the files "gpedit.msc" and "gpedit.dll" to the System32 folder of the Home PC and then try running the group policy editor on the home PC and see if it works.

BMR777

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Will either of these allow me to restrict drive access to a single user only? I've tried to restrict drive access with Group Policy Editor but it applies the restriction globally--even to me the administrator.

Could anyone let me know if this is possible and how to do it?

Much thanks.

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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I cannot open some programs or uninstall some.  Every time i try to uncheck the group policy box in settings in reapplies itself.  I have run Antimalware i dont know what to do

A:This Program is blocked by group policy - posted in Windows Vista

Hi
Lets get some initial information firstly:
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Has anyone successfully got any Group Policy Preferences working, specifically Drive Maps? I think it applied my Local Users & Groups and my Folder Options preferences, but it definitely did not map my network drive. According to RSoP, there aren't even any "Preferences," but in GPMC (from RSAT), it shows the preferences were successfully applied.

I checked to ensure I had KB943729 installed for Vista X64, and it shows up in Installed Updates. I am lost, so if anyone has this working, please let me know.

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/561697/this-program-is-blocked-by-group-policy-posted-in-windows-vista/
 
 
This was the link for the help i was receiving prior.  ThDDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
 
 
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16555
Run by Mike & Deb at 20:49:27 on 2015-01-05
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic   6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2036.852 [GMT -7:00]
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AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2015 *Enabled/Outdated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2015 *Enabled/Outdated* {B5F5C120-2089-702E-0001-553BB0D5A664}
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============== Running Processes ================
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c:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG2015\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2015\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2015\avgidsagent.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2015\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Motorola\MotForwardDaemon\ForwardDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files\RealNetworks\RealDownloader\rndlresolversvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
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A:I have Programs that are blocked by group policy.

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding.Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one.If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem.Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me.Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts.If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean.My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.Important: To help me reviewing your logs, please post them in code boxes. You can create them by clicking on the <>-symbol on top of the reply window.    HijackThis is not the preferred initial scanning tool in this forum. With today's malware, a more comprehensive set of logs i... Read more

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Hi, I'm hoping someone can help with this... I'm an IT technician and one of my clients has suddenly experienced an issue whereby they can no longer execute two programs without right clicking and selecting "Run As Administrator". This happened
"out of the blue" and without any warning or trigger event. The user has been running this same configuration for months before this issue started happening. The only possible event was the user reported possibly running some sort of malware from
an email attachment they thought was safe but later determined it came from an unknown source. HOWEVER, all current virus and malware scans come up clean.
If they just click the icon and do a normal execute they receive the message "Program blocked by Group Policy". They are on a domain, however, there have been NO changes to any of the group policies AND no other users are experiencing the issue
despite the fact all the users are contained in the same security group on the domain controller.
The two programs this user can no longer execute, without elevation, are: AVG Antivirus Business edition and Symantec PC Anywhere.
I've been all over google and made some recommended changes via gpedit.msc but nothing has helped so far. I also did a gpupdate and tried turning UAC on and off but the behaivor is the same regardless of the state of UAC.
Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks much,
--Rick

A:Programs Blocked by Group Policy - But Why?

The mailware may have put in a registry entry under policies that is
causing yuor behaviour.

As a last resort you could try this:

Logon as an Administrator

Navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies and nose around to see if anything
there might be the cause.

Next, Navigate to
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies and do the
same.

If nothing jumps out at you, back up both of these registry keys then delete them and then
run GPUPDATE /FORCE and see if problem is still there.

If so, try all the above steps again, but this time use HKCU instead
of HKLM.




Rick G.1 wrote:

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>Hi, I'm hoping someone can help with this... I'm an IT technician and one of my clients has suddenly experienced an issue whereby they can no longer execute two programs without right clicking and selecting "Run As Administrator". This happened
"out of the blue" and without any warning or trigger event. The user has been running this same configuration for months before this issue started happening. The only possible event was the user reported possibly running some sort of malware from
an email attachment they thought was safe but later determined it came from an unknown source. HOWEVER, all current virus and malware scans come up clean.

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>If they just click the icon and do a normal execute they receive the message "Program blocked by Group Policy". They are on a domain, however, there have been NO changes t... Read more

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I want to change/add registry keys on the client computers.
I would like to do it automatically from the Windows 2003 Server.
Anyone know how to do that?

Thanks in advance.
 

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Hi, we've created a company theme (.theme) which we want to deploy to the users workstations either via GPO or script. Is this doable?We've set up a GPO which pushes the .theme-file along with the wallpaper-images to the C-drive of the workstation so this is alle taken care of. The problem which remains is how to activate the theme for the users?Any ideas?CheersRolf

A:Change Theme with Group Policy or script

Hi and thanks for the reply! We've actually figured it all out. We found a GP-setting at User -> Administrative templates -> Control Panel -> Personalization -> Load a specific theme. We then point to a .theme-file we copy out at every boot using GP preferences. We had to set GP loopback processing to replace so the user-setting for the theme is applied for the computer-object.Works like a charm! :)

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I am trying to set the home page for a group of pc's on my network. All running win2k pro. And server running win2k server.
On the server i have found the section that allows me to specify the Defaul home page. However I want to set this to an Intranet site. The site is on the server. And there is a drive letter mapped to the directory of the intranet. Ex. p:\intranet\index.htm. Well when i try and enter that line in the home page section under GP. It says to enter a valid URL. So I tried \\servername\director\index.htm. Same thing. So my question is....is there a way around this problem? Or can I use the DNS on the local server to point a www. name to the directory? Please Help!! Thanks in advance!
 

A:Home page set in group policy

I would try setting it to:-

file://///severname/Whatever/YourStartPageHere.htm

I don't KNOW that this will work... but would be surprised if it did not
 

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I have a laptop running Windows XP Home SP2 with all current updates. The Windows firewall is turned off with a banner that reads "For your security, some settings are controlled by Group Policy".

I did not turn off the firewall nor turn on group policy. Everything that I have found so far only addresses Group Policy settings in XP pro.

How do I get rid of the group policy in XP Home?

Thanks,

A:Group Policy settings in XP Home?

What account type is this under??? Is it Administrator or Limited User?

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Ok,

I have a gaming machine at home that was running W7. I upgraded to W10. It went from W7 Ultimate to W10 Pro, which is fine. Not long after that, I ran into some issues that I was unable to correct, sfc /scannow was failing, and I couldn't get DISM to read the source files correctly to execute a repair.

So, after doing some searching, I found this article:

Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade

This was successful, and I thought I was on my merry way. Then after I was using it for a few minutes, it came up with a message that I didn't have an AV running. So, it pointed me to the AV control panel, but everything was greyed out. Then I went into update, and got the notorious "Some system settings are managed by your organization."

I'm quite sure this is a group policy issue, but I'm confused as to why it just decided to clamp down on group policy when this machine isn't in a domain (it's in a workgroup). I then found some instructions that said to delete the GP directories and do "gpupdate /force". That didn't work either.

Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Group Policy on home machine?!?!?!?!?

Run gpresult and see what it shows is in place.

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Hello,

I've just got my computer back after reinstalling Microsoft OS, and I'm currently installing my old programs. However, some programs/functions are blocked by group policy/admin. It seems like the policies may have been modified by default when the OS was reinstalled.

I am the owner/admin, personal home computer, private network, not part of domain.
I've tried some methods mentioned in other threads such as running as admin, changing security policy to prompt for credentials, checking blocked programs in AppLocker.

There is one method I've been looking into before using, which is going into regedit and deleting some registries, but I've read that deleting the wrong file can wreck the OS. I'm hesitant about this because I'm not very proficient with computers.
Are there other solutions to this issue?
If not, perhaps someone could provide advice on how to modify registries.

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I am not even sure where to start.  I got a pretty bad virus yesterday on my computer, it was the "Anti Virus Security Pro" stuff.  I have done lots of stuff to remove it and I have been partially successful.  Right now I can at least log onto the computer and get internet access but lots of my programs are blocked by a warning that comes up "Program blocked by group policy..." 
 
I need help, where do I start and where do I go from here?
 
Thanks

A:Programs blocked by group policy after virus

run this
http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx

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Hello Seven Forums,

So I was trying to disable the 'Network Access: Do not allow storage of passwords and credentials for network authentication' since it was enabled which meant I couldn't save passwords. When I right clicked it and opened properties, the options of enabled and disabled were grayed out. Also, there is a padlock on the icon of the Security Settings tab and so does its subtabs. I am on an administrator account but it still doesn't allow me to change the settings. It would be awesome if someone can provide me all the possible solutions; done on Registry Editor would be preferable.

Thanks!

A:Cannot change settings of the Group Policy - Security Options

Well I was going to but looking at your specs I don't have the security clearance needed.
Do you still have the domain problem you had here.
Registry Values Resetting After Connecting To A Domain

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Hey all,

I'm in the same boat as CIS was when he posted this thread:

Help with Group Policy?

I've googled and googled and read so much my head is about to explode but still haven't found what I'm looking for.

My end-goal is to change the shell for just a single user account. I poked around the registry for quite a bit after looking at some dated information on how to do it in there but couldn't find an equivilent key in Windows 7 (I believe the information was for XP). Then I discovered it can be done in the Group Policy Editor under User Configuration -> Admin Templates -> Sytem under "Custom User Interface", but this will change it for everyone it appears. My searching eventually led me here, so I decided to stop, and post for help

If anyone could point me in the right direction it would be greatly appreciated


Rob

A:Help with Group Policy/shell change for a single user?

New ou... put that computer account in that ou and create a new GPO for that OU. done.

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Help Please,
I have XP SP2. I decided to stop my XP firewall in trouble shooting a network problem. I am having trouble seeing my shared folders on this PC from my other PC's. I get a message like "may not have permission, ck with admin" or something close to that.

So I noticed the firewall settings for ON or OFF were grayed out and a blue box at the top notifies me that "GROUP POLICY is set and may keep me from making any changes".

I have never had this computer on a network before and bought it (eMachines) from Best Buy. From what I have read so far "GROUP POLICY" is used to deploy SP2 to PC's with.

I need to get it off my machine so I can network and stop the firewall. Step by step would be greatly appreciated as I am not the "whiz" that most of you are.
Thanks,

A:Group Policy settings in XP Home - how to stop it!

To my knowledge, XP home does not use GPO typically...There are registry hacks to get around it apparently, but will take some reading.

http://fhctech.org/fhc/systems/policyeditor.htm
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb457072.aspx

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I am at my wits end. I have two computers, both WIN XP Pro SP3 connected using CAT 5 to a router with a cable internet connection. Somehow, one of my computers seems to think it is controlled by a group policy. Specifically, when I >control panel>internet options and click the security tab, it displays a message that "some settings are controlled by your systems administrator" and I cannot change them.

I am logged on as the sys admin, but the way I understand group policies it that they are controlled by some version of server and I have no such computer on my network.

The other things driving me nuts is when I use my network places, one computer show everything being on the local network while the other computer show the router and printer as local, but itself and the other computer being on the internet.

Any ideas why this is the case or how I can disable the group policies on the one machine?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

donb
 

A:Solved: How did I get a group policy on my home network?

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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!

A:Group Policy Applies Policy EXCEPT for 1 Setting!

Is a policy enforced on a domain or site level?

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Hi, When trying to run/open AVG I get a message that: This program is blocked by group policy. The AVG icon is no longer in my taskbar icon tray.
I think I may have had a poweliks Trojan. A friend of mine did something to try and remove it (sorry if this was more of a hindrance than a help!) I think he ran something called FixPoweliks32, which did find something that was then removed. My AVG problems are still present.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Starter, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N450 @ 1.66GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 3150, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 226080 MB, Free - 149656 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, AO532h
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2015, Updated and Enabled
 

A:AVG won't run or open - message is: This program is blocked by group policy

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I blocked a application that gives at random times pop up ads for avira.

The free antivirus program.

Now its gone. YES! good but each time I start up my pc I get the error message above.


I know I did that and I'm fine with it. What I would like however is for it to stop telling me the above error and keep the avira notify blocked.

A:This program is blocked by a group policy, help me remove this message

Hello Max,

You will always see that message whenever anyone or anything opens the blocked program.

Since this is happening at startup, check your startup programs for this file, and either disable or delete it from running at startup. This should stop the message.

Startup Programs - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have a group policy setup to re-direct My documents to a file server. The problem is that when multiple people log into a Vista machine, it syncs ALL of them in offline files no matter what user is logged in.

I was under the impression that Vista fixed that problem?

If I delete all users under the user directory, it STILL syncs a bunch of the users!

any ideas?


OS: Vista Business - SP1
LAPTOP: Lenova x61 Tablets
Server: Windows 2003 Active Directory in use - Group Policies
Virus Software: NAV

Steps Taken:

Removed all offline files form sync center and offline files in Control Panel. This did not help. It also only removed certain folders. It would not remove all files that were marked to sync.
These files had the option 'always available offline' checked, but could not be unchecked.

Deleted all users under users, except for all users, default, and admin.

disabled offline files and re-enabled.

A:Vista Group Policy

am I not entering the right information? Or does no one have any ideas?

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Good Evening,

About 2 years ago, I bought an eMachines that came with Vista Home Premium. I have used computers for many years for work, but there was always that "tech guy" at work to call. Now I'm disabled, frustrate easier and no "tech guy" to call. I miss him!!!!

For at least the past 2 months from time to time when I check my security settings I try to turn Windows Defender on. I always get this: "Windows Defender has been turned off by Group Policy." The warning then goes on to tell me to contact my system administrator. I think I am her. I have no idea what I have done to get this started but I'm certain for the first year or so this didn't happen.

I have searched the MS website and looked around HELP but I cant' fix it. Today I took a running stab at changing "Permissions" for security and it didn't change.

Does anyone have an idea for me to try? This was the only spyware checker thing I have had until this evening. I downloaded the SpyBlaster one but don't even know if the two do the same work?

Many thanks,
Jill
 

A:"Group Policy" prohibiting Windows Defender

If you go to Start, Run--> type in gpedit.msc, that should open up the group policy editor where you can make changes. Hope that helps.

Jenu
www.liveperson.com/jenu-jose
 

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hi
pls help me out in this issue . i am having 20 systems i want to impletement group policies on all machines in a workgroup

how can i do that this is an windows 2000 professional environment
thanks
 

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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windows xp pro
I no nothing about this group policy thing
I am trying to clean up a computer and no how to do that no problem
however I ave downloaded malwarebytes, cleaner for temps, cookies, history, superantispyware, dr cureit etc it seems they download but when I try to run them some will start like they are going to run but then disappear, this error comes up

Windows cannot access the specified device,path, or file. You may not have appropiate permissions to access the item

I have cleaned up alot of computers but don't no anything about this group policy, I no it gives you permissions to read ,write, change etc but have never set it.It is a friends computer and she is administrator so I thiought she could do anything then, I finally make another account with my name as admin but it does the same thing, I have seached google for how to set it but nothing really clear that i can find, Her son tried to put AVG Antivirus 2011 on it and paid for it at the site but it is all messed up some of it is there some isn't I can't uninstall it I need to get the permissions right so I can use some of the programs to start cleaning it and get stuff uninstalled and reinstalled. Can you help?
I have ran Hijackthis before and used it many times to fix computers, I have tried it in normal mode and safemode as I have with numerous other programs I use to clean with and they all do the same thing, they install and come up and look like they start running and then disappear... Read more

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Trying to restrict non-admin users from seeing a lot of programs under the Start Menu. Already using the GPO for non-admin users and I'm hoping there is an area I can achieve the above. So the idea is admin account sees all the programs as normal, non-admin user restricted to only seeing a few programs on the Start menu. Can I achieve this through local group policy and if so where

Thanks

A:Local group policy start menu programs

If this is for a home, then it would be simpler to move the shortcuts from all users start menu* to the admin profile(s)**. However, hiding the shortcuts by moving them or via GPO (if there is a way to do that) would not stop users from starting the program via the Windows (file) Explorer.

GPO can restrict a user from running a program. In theory, this should work no matter how the user attempts to run the forbidden program. In reality, they are ways to start some programs restricted by GPO. That is why I wondered if this is for a home - then we might be talking about adults vs. children.

*C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\

**C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

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Can anyone tell me how can i change the internet zone settings to Medium in Internet Option>>Privacy tab via group policy object.
This is in windows 7
Thanks

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Is there a Group Policy that would allow me to disable a program that starts up in HKCU?

Orange County District Attorney

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Hi,

I'm trying to create a system restore point but vista refuses to let me do this as it says it is disabled by Group Policy. Can anyone let me know how to turn this off. My machine is a home pc on my own network and i am the adminstrator for the box. I tried downloading the Group Policy Object Editor but it won't install as not compatable with my my version (Home Premium).

Can anyone help? Really want to start messing about with the look and feel of the box but not at the price of wrecking it!

Thanks in advance.

Chris
 

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I need to use group policy to secure Vista Ultimate as I have done in Windows Server 2003 under a domain with Active Directory. However, Vista doesn't appear to let me apply group policy to a group I created but instead to just individual users or to the built-in groups of Administrators or Non-Administrators. Any ideas? I will not be using Active Directory on a Domain for this one - it is just a stand-alone PC but I have multiple users on it and I need to make it easy for administering the GP.

A:Vista Group Policy Administration

Try This:

Download: http://down.vista123.com/gpedit.rar

*Start -
run "regsvr32 fde.dll"
run "regsvr32 gpedit.dll"
run "regsvr32 gptext.dll?
run ?regsvr32 wsecedit.dll"

Download: http://www.vista123.net/files/File/Others/inf.rar

*Run "gpedit.msc"

Hope this helps.

Glenn

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Does any one know how to find the group policy editor in Vista?

-Chris

A:Group Policy Editor in Vista

Press winkey + r, type gpedit.msc, press enter.

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After having searched the net for a long time, i came to realize that other suggestions for the same problem as mine was not good enough for my problem. And i doubt a HJT will help in my cause either.

My problem is i can't access system restore.

I tried running regedit.exe successfully. I deleted disableSR - but, it reapears within seconds, and the main thing i'm suppose to delete is diasbleCONFIG - which is not there in the first place.

My OS is windows Vista. And GPedit.msc does not work, an error saying "windows can not find gpedit.msc" appears. I tried running it though cmd, which was of no use.

I also found a software on other sites called "srpol-clear.reg' However, i can not download that onto my desktop and merge it.

i hope this information is enough, and in the right place.

i'll be waiting for a reply, Thank You!
 

A:system restore has been turned off by group policy

Thanks, but no thanks! i solved it myself!
 

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Hey all,

The other day I wanted to create a system restore point, but when I went into system properties and then the system protection tab, I noticed that it says "Restore point creation disabled by group policy". I run vista home premium, which doesn't come with the group policy editor, so I have no idea how to fix it. What's more wortrying is that I have no idea how this happened. I have been using this laptop for over a year now, and previously have created restore points. The thing is I haven't done so in a while so it's hard for me to narrow down what could have caused this (it could've happened over 5 months ago). I installed paragon total defrag two days ago, and when I did so it asked if I wanted to create a restore point, which worked fine. So here's some background info:

I have recently installed a trial version of ashampoo winoptimizer, but I highly doubt that I would've accidentally changed a setting in there to prevent new restore points from being created. I have also started using winpatrol again. I use avira antivir for my antivirus, and recently upgraded from the free personal version to the premium version. I already ran a few scans, namely spybot, ad-aware and malwarebytes, plus a complete scan with avira. Nothing turned up in any of them. Do you think any of the programs I installed could've implemented that group policy restriction? There are some other tweaking programs I've used in the past, like tweakVI, enhancemyvista, and smart pc utilit... Read more

A:System Restore disabled by group policy

Have a look here:http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/restore-...y-group-policy/

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Hello. My computer is running under windows xp. I want to restore my computer because it's been infected, but it won't let me. I managed to get into regedit.exe/windowsnt/...i delete "disablesr" but it keeps coming back, it won't delete.
how do I fix this?
 

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.
Then post back with what it has found and the answer please, to the FIRST question.
Check ALL, after the scan and report any problems ie: access to system tools etc., including of course restore.
Unless you are sure what you are doing, may I advise you, NOT to attempt any edits of the registry.

http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/center/howsafe.htm
 

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I am trying to use system restore.

I always get the error message "system restore has been turned off by group policy"

i have gone into the registry editor, as i have been advised, and tried to delete disableSR. However, after i delete it it always pops back.

How else can i get rid of the group policy problem

A:System Restore turned off by group policy

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.

BG

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ahhhh this is a nightmare, computer was running fine last night, woke up this morning, powered it up and everything is a bit strange. the log in screen is as it should be but it took about a minute to load up, then it looked a bit ... old school if you know what i mean, with the basic toolbar, and it only has a few of my icons on my desktop.
i get a bubble in the bottom right saying:

WINDOWS COULD NOT CONNECT TO THE GROUP POLICY CLIENT SERVICE. THIS PROBLEM PREVENTS LIMITED USERS FROM LOGGING ONTO THE SYSTEM. AS AN ADMINISTRIVE USER, YOU CAN REVIEW THE EVENT LOG FOR DETAILS ABOUT WHY THE SERVICE DIDN'T RESPOND.

This is a complete mystery to me, tried a google but didn't find anything usefull.

Now I try a few restarts and each time it seems to load differently each time, sometimes i can get my background and a few more icons, sometimes all.

Sometimes getting a few blue screens, followed by a restart.

Each program I open, it opens as a first time open, - registereing programs, saving passwords etc.

I am quite worried that I have buggerred my computer completely, as I have already reinstalled vista a few months ago using the disk that comes with the computer, and I am not sure if you can use that disk more than once...

Was thinknig about what I was doing last night before all this happened and I installed a program called DANCE EJAY 7 and it would not run on vista so I did a bit of research to see if there was a patch of some sort and I came across something c... Read more

A:Please Help! I seem to have ruined my whole Operating System! ..GROUP POLICY..?

It seems like your machine is good and hosed. I would try a system restore to yesterday.
 

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Hi and thanks for any help, hope this is in the right spot.

Symptoms:
1. Pop stating a service failed to start. Happens every boot up.
2. Event ID's 7000 and 7009 each time.
3. XBox lost connection as extender and will not reconnect (I do understand this completley so the setup side is not an issue)
4. Group Policy related which is why I posted here misguided or not.
5. The group polcy service can not be started manually everything is grayed out.
6. Enabling the servce in prompt results in access deined.

Why I am stupid:
1. I got to playing around with permission in an attempt to run yamm (update video files automatically for media center to display info).
2. This was done in c prompt which I don't normally use.
3. Think I broke something =-(
4. I did not imediatly notice an issue so maybe not or it manifested after a reboot which normally I do only once a week or longer. But since I know some of what I was doing was definitly touching persmissions and policies I should own up to it.

Event ID Details:
1. Event ID: 7000 = "The Group Policy Client service failed to start due to the following error: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion."
Details:
System
-Provider[ Name] Service Control Manager[ Guid] {555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}[ EventSourceName] Service Control Manager
-EventID7000[ Qualifiers] 49152
Version0Level2Task0Opcode0Keywords0x8080000000000000-TimeCreated[ SystemTime] 2012-11-04T12:29:19.619240300Z
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A:Group Policy Issue: A service failed message and XBOX Won't connect

I hate bumps but I am really lost with this issue. I have tried searching I've done every tip or trick ever mentioned.
Spyware removal steps done.
Did the scr deal from command prompt.
Compared HK values
Made both admin and me (only other user) with all privledge and made my account owner.
Compared Windows features to stock (they are)
Compared the service requirements and ensured they are loaded.
Compared services which should be on automatic start and they are...

Someone *has* to have some ideas...

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Hi.

Right here is the situation: -

I have a Vista computer which I am testing on our network. Our network is made up of all Windows XP Pro machines and is run on a Windows Server 2003 environment.
For our XP machines, we have created a GPO on the domain for the windows firewall so that when the computer is logged on, the GPO is picked up and the firewall is automatically configured for our computers.
One feature of Vista is the advanced Windows firewall.
Also one feature of Vista is the fact that when you create a GPO in Vista, it uses .admx/.adml files instead of .adm files.
This means that the following steps need to be taken to be able to create Vista GPOs on our domain.

http://download.microsoft.com/downlo...ep%20Guide.doc

I have now populated the domain controller with these files and so these should now be picked up when i go to create a new GPO on the Vista machine.
But when I go to create a GPO on the Vista machine and I am connected to the domain, for some reason it is not picking up the .admx/.adml files that I copied to the Domain Controller.
So I am unable to configure the Advanced Firewall settings that come with Vista.
I have read that there are two versions of group policy management console, version 1 and version 2.
Apparently Vista comes installed with version 2 as it does not work with version 1. But suprise suprise, my buisiness edition came with version 1!!

Could that be where the problem is?
If so, then I wont be able to do an... Read more

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Hi,


Not sure if this is the right place for this sort of question, but here goes.

My organisation includes approx 100 computers. A mix of 2000, XP, Vista and 7.

I installed WSUS on one of the servers, and all of the 2000/XP/7 systems reported in gracefully. However, there were 0 windows Vista systems in the WSUS console. Diagnosing this problem I went to a couple systems with Vista, and ran gpupdate /force on them. This is what I got back


Code:
Updating Policy... User Policy update has completed successfully. Computer Policy Update Failed. To diagnose the failure, review the event log or invoke gpmc.msc to access information about Group Policy results.
Checked the event log. Here's what's in it:


Code:
The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file \\<FQDN>\sysvol\<FQDN>\Policies\{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}\gpt.ini from a domain controller and was not successful. Group Policy settings may not be applied until this event is resolved. This issue may be transient and could be caused by one or more of the following:
a) Name Resolution/Network Connectivity to the current domain controller.
b) File Replication Service Latency (a file created on another domain controller has not replicated to the current domain controller).
c) The Distributed File System (DFS) client has been disabled.
I have verified that the UNC path "\\<FQDN>\sysvol\<FQDN>\Policies\{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB9... Read more

A:Vista not getting Group Policy in Domain environment

Hi,

Check the Vista PC's Windows features to see if the service is active.

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Hi,

Went to create a system restore point prior to customising my desktop. Vista wouldn't let me create a restore point and says that the function is disabled by Group Policy. After some googling this seems to be network sys admin type tool for controlling lots of machines on a network. My machine is a home pc running Vista Home Premium so not sure how this happened. I am also the system admin and seems a bit strange that i cannot change this.

Anyone have any idea's?

Thanks,

Chris
 

A:Solved: Switching Off Vista Group Policy

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Hi im new to window VISTA forums ive got a problem with my pc i created a user account and applied group policy restrictions to it i accidently deleted my recycle bin on my desktop and the only way to get it back is to right click on desktop and select personalize but when i click it comes up with a message that it is restricted by admin can someone please help to find which policy allows me to go into personalize settings so i can get my recycle bin back.

A:Window vista group policy problem

Welcome
I think that if you use the special, hidden administrator, you can perform any action that you desire.
Good Luck
Administrator Account

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Group policy editor dll is there, but not gpedit.msc on Vista Hom Premium 64 bit

Hmmmm I wonder if this is one of those things like ShadowExplorer where the facility is there but not accessible without a utility? I say that because I notice on Vista Home Premium 64 bit SP1 gpedit.dll is there, just not the .msc applet. Anyone know if a util is there to access it or if it's even useful on Home Premium? I'm thinking the guy who did ShadowExplorer took it upon himself to get at the goodies even though they weren't supposed to work in lesser versions. I just don't know that much about group policy stuff to know if it's generally all that useful.

(just wondering if the gpedit.dll is there for a reason other than inertia)

A:Group policy in lesser Vista versions

Hi MilesAhead,

Sorry, but there is no way to add Group Policy to those editions of Vista.

However, you usually can workaround it by adding the registry entries for the group policy instead. You can see examples of this in the tutorial section by searching for gpedit.msc. Group Policy can be very helpful.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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hey i just bought a new notebook with vista premieum installed but i am unable to open group editor policy. i do type in search box at start button the sam gpedit.msc but with no result.

also i was able toaccess run but now i can't even find run , for a sec i thought it mightbe accidentally deleted (by my younger brother) but then i don think it could be deleted from system 32. so plz help if u can
 

A:group editor policy in vista premieum

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uggghhh!
Security suite has been removed. However, I cannot get past group policy control- although I have run Mcafee, it killed the bugs, now reports all is well...but I cannot engage system restore or admin rights. helllllp!

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When I trying to make a restore point manually, in the bottom of the window says: "System Restore disable by Group Policy" How can I fix this? I'll appreciate if someone help me to fix this.

A:System Restore Point disable by Group Policy

Is the machine a domain member? (Is it a work PC?)

The problem certainly sounds to be policy-related, as if you've accidentally (or knowingly) applied policy on your own machine, or the domain admin has set a domain policy preventing system restore.

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We are trying to set up an ODBC connection to one of our SQL server databases and I've tried adding to a group policy but it won't push down to the workstations. We are trying to create a System DSN but not sure how to do that either through a registry
entry or through group policy. Machines are all running Windows 7 Pro.

Any help is appreciated
Thanks in advance

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Hi,
I think I was hit with a virus coreantivirus 2009, No system restore ,cannot update windows ,and blank page pop ups . I ran spy bot ,adaware,malewarebytes,symantec.and trend micro .It did find some trojans ,backdoor . I tried to delete the value disabledr in the registry under system restore .it just keeps coming back. here is a hijack log .This is my first post not sure if you can read this and tell me if any can be fix thanks

Windows vista home

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 11:39:45 AM, on 2/15/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18349)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\explorer.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell 968 AIO Printer\fm3032.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\wspan\swgw\FilterAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\WordWeb\wweb32.exe
C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\mobsync.exe
C:\program files\symantec antivirus\vptray .exe
C:\windows\system32\igfxpers .exe
C:\program files\dell 968 aio printer\dldomon .exe
C:\program files\cyberlink\powerdvd dx\pdvddxsrv .exe
C:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jusched .exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\program files\dell support center\bin\sprtcmd .exe
C:\program files\common files\symantec shared\ccapp .exe
C:\windows\system32\igfxtray... Read more

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
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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I have a user of x86 Vista which is having a problem on logins.. its taking a longggg time and these event logs are firing off.. I cant find any reference to the "source" listed for these.. has anyone run into this?

The user also cant access this: \\domain.local\sysvol (says cant find file verify the address is correct).

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Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Winlogon
Date: 6/26/2007 9:03:51 AM
Event ID: 6005
Task Category: None
Level: Warning
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: PC01.domain.local
Description:
The winlogon notification subscriber <GPClient> is taking long time to handle the notification event (Logon).
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Winlogon" Guid="{DBE9B383-7CF3-4331-91CC-A3CB16A3B538}" EventSourceName="Wlclntfy" />
<EventID Qualifiers="32768">6005</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>3</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2007-06-26T13:03:51.000Z" />
<EventRecordID>12829</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0&quo... Read more

A:Slow Vista logins and group policy errors...

http://www.eventid.net/search.asp

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There is a small circle above the internet access icon when I first open Microsoft Edge or when I first turn on the computer. I am connected to the internet but I can't access outlook or some things on the task bar or the desktop.

A:Has anyone gotten the message "Windows couldn't connect to group policy service"?

Do you have smart screen turned on?Are you using a firewall?
Please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Is it possible to set administrators to one GP and standard users to another? I want to disable Command Prompt, Task Mgr and lockout all USB and CD drives for standard users but allow administrators to access all of those.

How do i set different group polices depending on user?

Thanks in advance

A:Set Group Policy different for each user group?

Yep. As long as the policies you want to deploy to those groups are per-user (i.e. within the user configuration section of GP Editor), then you can use a tool like Microsoft's GPMC to "security filter" the effects of a GPO to a particular user group. Or, you might want to check out Desktop Policy Manager--www.sdmsoftware.com/desktop_management, which provides a simplified web interface into Group Policy and makes targeting by group much simpler (full disclosure--I work for this company).

Darren

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Hey guys searching searching searching but didnt found the asnwer.
The problem we have alot of users and since 2 months we have 40 pc running windows 7.
Most of them work perfect (after alot of coding) but we run into some problems.
Some pc`s dont run the computer startupscript, we made a policy to run the computer script but on some computers it doenst work.
All the pc are the same, have the same security groups.
We have another policy "Always wait for the network at computer startup and logon" and we have the policy "
Run startup scripts synchronously" 
So again everything works on most computers but some just don`t wait for the network, they skip the policy because the network isn`t ready yet?
Whats happening here?
Update: ok so i figured out that if i add a reg setting (or policy) that it works but i have to wait for 60 sec before the network/pc is ready, were all on the same network some people have no problems some do.
regsetting: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "GpNetworkStartTimeoutPolicyValue"=dword:00000019
regsetting: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters "DisableDHCPMediaSense"=dword:00000001
Its 60seconds right nog if i put it to 24 sec the startup computerscript isnt triggered! at 60  seconds it works!
So its odd that some pc have no problem and some have to wait for 60 seconds before everything works.....
Is there a retry... Read more

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