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How to copy all Local Group Policies from one Windows PC to another

I currently have two test PCs both running Windows 10, both have set different Local Group Policies, i.e. settings accessible using gpedit.msc. 1.) Is it possible to export Group Policies from one ...
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Can't disable windows 10 PIN complexity

I recently linked my Microsoft Office account to my school to have access to Office for students. Right after linking my account, I couldn't login to my computer again with my 4-digit pin code and got ...
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Account Lockout - Group Policy Management. Will the policy affect the original user?

One day I was going through the event log for a client of ours due to reduced performance during their RDP Connection. The Event log I was reviewing was that of the Office PC of which the user ...
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I installed gpedit on windows 10 home [duplicate]

But I still can't find the gpedit.msc. I have the dlls, I can run the program, but I can't locate the msc and it's driving me nuts. All my google searches lead me back to questions about how to ...
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Dual boot with shared data partition (mountvol on boot/shutdown)

The problem In my pc there are 3 partitions: 1 with linux, 1 with windows and the last one is a data partition (formatted as ntfs). I'd like the data partition was accessible (for reading and writing) ...
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Invalid permission to use gpedit.msc

For some reason every time I try launching gpedit to get a VirtualMachine up and running I keep getting permission errors which to my knowledge should not appear. I am running Windows 10 Pro, 64bit ...
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gpedit.msc - MMC could not create the snap-in

Starting gpedit from start>run>gpedit.msc, the Group Policy Window opens, but I get the following error in the right hand window: MMC could not create the snap-in I tried these solutions from a link,...
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Is there any native Windows 10 gpedit.msc patch for non-pro users? [duplicate]

In "native" i mean the only solution i've found was this, but its the WinXP gpedit.msc which somewhat run on Win7+. Sometime ago i found a real Win10's gpedit but i forgot where i've got that. Does ...
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gpedit.msc command doesn't exist on windows 10 home premium [duplicate]

I tried to execute the command gpedit.msc through the "run program" window, but when i do it i get an error that says the command doesn't exist. I tried to execute the command from the administrator ...
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Why gpedit and the corresponding registry entries are not synchronized?

I'm on Windows 10 Pro. I noticed that when I apply some policies via gpedit, the corresponding entries are created in the registry. If I undo, the entries are removed from the registry as well. So I ...
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How to disable alert “restore internet security settings” in “windows 10”

I have a Windows 10 Home edition, and I don't have gpedit.msc because this version doesn't have group policy. I read that you need that to disable the bothering reminding that my security settings are ...
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Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit

I locked out myself by adding something in "Run only specified windows application" in gpedit.msc. I am running windows 7 Enterprise 64bit. I am logged in as administrator but can't run anything ...
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How do I disable Windows Error Reporting in Win 10 Pro using Group Policy Editor?

I'm running Win 10 Pro v 1607. I was looking at a thread here on turning off Error Reporting, and someone mentioned that it is possible through gpedit.msc in Win 10 Pro. Disable Error Reporting In ...
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Group Policy Editor on Windows 8 32Bit

I have "Windows 8.1 Single Language with Bing" installed on a device. I need to Enable "Do not display the lock screen" in Group Policy Editor (Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > ...
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gpedit missing from Windows 10 Home [duplicate]

It seems that the Group Policy Editor (gpedit) is missing for Windows 10 Home. If you do WindowsKey+R and enter "gpedit.msc" you get the following message: Windows cannot find 'gpedit.msc' What ...
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Tenacious “Some settings are managed by your organization” messages

This is not a clone of the '"Some settings are managed by your organization" while not on a domain' question, though they are similar. I have several settings where the message occurs, notably ...
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Missing folders in gpedit.msc

In order to deny the automatic updating of a specific device's driver, I found out that I can get by this through the Local Group Policy Editor. I am running Windows 10 Home OEM on my laptop and, ...
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Device manager access for non admins

Windows 7, 64bit. Is it possible to allow non admins access to edit the device manager? Currently when logged in as a non admin and I try to access the device manager I see the following; I have ...
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Local group policy for all users

Windows 7, 64bit. I have two simple .bat scripts created, one which runs at logon, the other at logoff. The .bat files are located in C:\bat. Other users have access to this folder. The contents of ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Local Policy Editor is missing System Services?

I'm using gpedit.msc to edit the local security policy on a Windows Server 2012 R2 box and I want to set a service to diabled. I know I could just do this in services.msc but I want it done in policy ...
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gpedit locked myself out Windows 10

to allow endpoint users execute only certain EXE files, I enabled Run only specified Windows Aplications and fill whitelist with THOSE aplications. To avoid locking myself out I added gpedit.msc and ...
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What is the difference between regedit and gpedit.msc?

From my limited knowledge, it seems that gpedit.msc and regedit accomplish the same goal for me. What exactly are the differences? Which is more powerful? Which is more dangerous to play with?
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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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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 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 Configuration-->...
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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: http://www.bytetips....
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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?