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Difference between Local Policy and Registry Key

I would like to understand the difference between this registry key, MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters\MaximumPasswordAge=4,30 and the local computer policy settings via ...
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Is there a registry key or group policy to disable the “If you change a file name extension, the file might become unusable” warning in Windows? [duplicate]

In Windows, when you change a file extension, you get a warning If you change a file name extension, the file might become unusable Are you sure you want to change it? Is there a ...
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Disable “Remember my credentials” on Windows 7 Home Premium

I would like to disable the ability to save network passwords (when connecting to \computer\share) on Windows 7 Home Premium. On Windows XP there was a registry setting to disable the checkbox ...
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What Windows specific permissions does the Performance Log Users built-in group bestow?

I am trying to find out what specifically the Windows built-in Performance Log Users group gives permission wise. Group policy settings? Registry access? Some sort of local file system access? I am ...
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Force Windows Default Input Language to match the Active Keyboard Layout

Is there any way, ie. through group policy / script / registry edit, to force the Windows 7 default input language to match the active keyboard layout? Situation: A software with an international ...
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Apply registry settings via group policy, server 2003

I Windows 7 Workstations, I need to disable a certain Outlook plugin across the entire domain. I need to change this D-WORD key in the registry: ...
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How to overwrite a group policy - homepage

I'm in IT at my work but can't change the group policies. I want to know if theres a local script or registry change I can use that overwrites or changes the homepage policy. Basically I just want ...
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Prevent registry changes by users

Background: I run a small computer lab of 10 computers using Windows 7 x64 Enterprise. Our users are set up as limited users. For additional restrictions, I set up local group policy for ...
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offscrub07.vbs cannot access registry when ran as part of a startup script

I am creating a script to automate a deployment of Office 2010. Office 07 was not installed in a way that provides a clean upgrade path, and in an attempt to do things the right way I am clearing it ...
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Reading ntuser.dat.log files

I created a Group Policy Object using the Microsoft Management Console to restrict non-adiministrators from being able to do certain things (access the control panel, run regedit etc.). Recently, I ...
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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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To disable View - Explorer Bar - Folders Option in Internet Explorer 6.0

Are there any Registry Settings or GP's that I can use to ensure that View - Explorer Bar - Folders option is disabled in IE 6.0 for a particular user alone. We have already disabled the Address ...