Typing Get-ExecutionPolicy in PowerShell as Administrator returns Restricted, but when I run Powershell as User Account and type Get-ExecutionPolicy it returns Unrestricted. Why is that ? I thougt setting the ExecutionPolicy to Restricted in PowerShell as Administrator would also change the ExecutionPolicy of the User Account. Is this normal or am I doing something wrong ? How can I change the Execution Policy from my Group Policy ?

As Administrator Account powershell as admin
As User Acount powershell as user


The per-user scope of the Powershell execution policy overrides the machine-wide value, like most user preferences do. In order to enforce a given policy on users or machines, you must enable the appropriate Group Policy setting (shown in your powershell output as the MachinePolicy and UserPolicy scopes) See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh849812.aspx.

  • So how can i do this ? I have to do it from my Group Policy bu where is the setting ? – Devid Jul 10 '13 at 9:39

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