Out Now: Windows 8 and 2012 Group Policy Reference Spread sheet

Excel_LogoThe complete reference guild to all the new Windows 8 group policy setting has now been published. A quick search through this spread sheet show there are 175 new administrative settings (27 user and 138 computer) and 4 security settings specific to Windows 8 and 2012.

This spread sheet also has a few new columns with more information on each setting:

  • Reboot Required: A "Yes" in this column means that the Windows operating systems requires a restart before it applies the described policy setting.
  • Logoff Required: A "Yes" in this column means that the Windows operating system requires the user to log off and log on again before it applies the described policy setting.
  • Active Directory Schema or Domain Requirements: A "Yes" in this column means that you must extend the Active Directory schema before you can deploy this policy setting.
  • Status: A "New" in this column means that the setting did not exist prior to Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. It does not mean that the setting applies only to Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.

Download this new version and previous version at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25250

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