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Errata: In the script line, TASKKILL /F /IM "Chrome.ex", the '.ex' should be '.exe' Also, there is an additional Google Chrome installer program that needs blocking (which I discovered today by downloading & installing the latest version): chrmstp.exe


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So you need to way to disallow certain executable files from being run for each user signed onto a PC for Windows 7 and/or Windows Vista, and you need to implement it via CMD fashion to apply locally at the machine level. Instructions and Detail See How to Block an Application or .EXE from Running in Windows and from some information as listed there, I'...


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Found the answer here https://sdmsoftware.com/forums/topic/escaping-env-variable-while-using-gpp/ You can insert <> between the variable name to prevent auto resolution, so instead of using %userprofile%, I used %<userprofile>% and it worked!


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See if this helps: "%<userprofile>%\Shares"


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"Version 1511" build 10586 doesn't support Filepaths longer than 260 characters. This is a new feature of the Anniversary Update, "Version 1607". This free update will be released on August 2nd 2016. Now you can use this feature.


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The problem is that apps need to use the correct API to get long paths; some APIs are limited to 260 characters and probably will always be, even if for mere compatibility. There are other options though. First, if you have something like C:\Users\UserBadCloopLongName\...\something, you may work around by prefixing the path with \\.\, that is, \\.\C:\Users\...


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The command you mention has to be run by the user who needs Firefox as default browser. You can create a batch file and put it in the startup folder of the user's Start menu, making sure it's a self-deleting file. It should look like: @echo off firefox.exe -silent -nosplash -setDefaultBrowser erase %0 (obviously you can add more commands as needed) ...



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