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How can I use Process Monitor to detect register changes made by GPEdit modifications?

It is supposed that Process Monitor can capture the registry changes made by any program. This thread explains it fine (thanks you, James T). But it seems things are not so easy when talking about ...
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How can I disable this in cmd?

Right basically I had a glitching laptop keyboard, even with an external, it still persisted. I uninstalled my default keyboard and enabled 'Prevent Installation of Devices not described by other ...
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How to lock window task scheduler from everyone

How can I lock windows task scheduler so that no one can access it. Even me, I wanna make it locked for everyone. Ive seen something about gpedit.msc and application lock but it does not show up .msc ...
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How Do I Allow A Standard User to Install Programs?

Yes, I realize that defeats the purpose of standard user. But here is the situation. A friend of mine wants to set up time limits for his home schooled son, and his son needs to be a standard user in ...
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configure temporary account lockout using powershell

My Windows 8.1 laptop does not have gpedit.msc. I want to configure my laptop so that the account is locked for 15 mins if anyone enters the wrong password three times. I have found some web ...
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Is there a way (maybe via the registry) to force a WMC extender to startup in a particular menu item, if so how?

I was following a tutorial: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=GWNBsqnY to force my WMC extender to launch into Media Browser upon startup BUT I don't have lusmgr.msc (Local Users And Groups) snap-in. I ...
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No Google folder under Administrative Templates via Group Policy editor - Adding GoogleUpdate.adm does nothing

I'm unable to complete "Step 2" : Step 2. Importing Google Update ADM template. Navigate to Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates Right-click Administrative ...
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Local group policy editor: Out of date version?

I've been trying to use gpedit.msc recently but I haven't been having much success. Sometimes the policy editor freezes when I press "apply" (the policy does still apply though), and I can't seem to ...
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Change State of Windows Update- Local Group Policy Editor without UI?

In windows server 2012,for this manual step how can i do from script, start>run>gpedit.msc>administrative Components>Windows>Windows update In that 1) Do not Display " Install ...
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how can I remote shutdown after host pc shuts down?

I have windows 7 Pro and for the project I'm doing I need the remote PC to automatically shutdown when the host shutdown. So say if I power down computer a I would need computer b to shut down within ...
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How to remove the login swipe screen using Registry edits in Win 8.1 [duplicate]

I want to eliminate the need to swipe the screen before getting to the log in screen on my Win 8.1 Update computer. I do not have the pro version so there is no gpedit.msc utility present. What ...
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How to enable registry and command prompt when they are both disabled along with gpedit.msc and run command

I was testing group policy and disabled all registry editing tools along with command prompt and group policy editor itself, pretty much everything is disabled! How can i enable what i have disabled ? ...
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Microsoft support document with odd instructions: applying local policies to all users except administrators

I'd like to use the group policy editor to apply restrictions to all user accounts except that of the administrator on a Windows XP computer. In Windows Vista and up, this is easy to do as you're ...
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gpedit.msc doesn't work on Windows 7 64-bit

I have installed Windows 7 64-bit on my laptop. I tried the command gpedit.msc but the window doesn't appear. Is there any reason for this or can I fix this?
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VirtualBox and group policy in Windows 2008

I have some batch files that start and save virtual machines on a Windows Server 2008 box. I am using gpedit.msc to fire the bats... I have added lines to write to a logs. There is a line written, ...
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Powershell Scripts to modify settings on Gpedit.msc console

Can any one of you please explain what is the exact powershell cmdlet for changing settings (Enabled or Disabled) in Gpedit.msc console...? I need a exact query to link (Computer ...
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Block user features through Group Policy

I have a Windows XP system. How can I block the limited users to access everything other than just the installed applications? The administrator should get all the features.
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Windows 7: Disable Lock Workstation After 10 Minutes Using Group Policy

On my Windows 7 PC the system becomes locked after 10 minutes of inactivity. Usually I would find this setting next to the screen-saver configuration. The setting is grayed out, however. I think this ...
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How to create user group in gpedit.msc on Windows 7 Ultimate

I have created four user accounts on my laptop and want to divide them into two groups. Each group will be given limited access to an application. For example group 1 can access only the desktop and ...
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How would I specify specific start menu items for a certain user?

I have a member of my family with a user account that I am restricting, I have already added loads of restrictions using the mmc. What I want to know is, is it possible to set up a separate start ...
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Enabling prompt-free RDP Console session in Windows 7

I have a version of Windows 7 Home Premium that's had termserv.dll patched to allow RDP. This works fine, but what I'd like to do is allow RDP sessions to view the console session without require ...
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Not showing all options in gpedit.msc

in my system, my current login is as an administrator but even though its not allowing me to open registory editor (regedit). and to make it enabled i got help from this page: ...
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Route Add Command, returns “Manipulates network routing tables.”

Route Add Command, returns "Manipulates network routing tables." followed by the DOS route.exe help information. Could gpedit.msc affect route.exe's ability to function, at one point I hardend the ...
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How can I disable Windows XP shutdown while still allowing log out/restart?

I want to disable the "shut down" option on a Windows XP machine whose case and power button is not easily accessible. Users must still be able to restart and logout, but not shut down. Is this ...
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How can I restrict a guest account from accessing the Group Policy Editor?

I am the admin of a Windows XP machine and I would like to make so that the guest account cannot access the Group Policy Editor. Is there any way to do that?
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Run applications in a non-admin account(when gpedit.msc is disabled by admin) in xp

How can I run restricted applications in a non-admin account if gpedit.msc is disabled by an admin. Is it possible?
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How to mute the sound output on Windows Start up?

Is there any way to mute the PC volume on Windows startup? Any GPEDIT tricks or suchlike? I am using Windows XP. This question is not about simply blocking the “startup sound”. I want to mute the ...