Disappearing Folder Redirection Issues with Windows 7

Thanks to a tip off from fellow MVP Darren Mar-Elia about fairly common issues with Folder Redirection in Windows 7. In short there is a pretty significant issue in Folder Redirection if configured incorrectly that could result in a loss of data for users. There is a mitigation of this issues however this is broken …

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Hotfix: Internet Explorer Group Policy Preferences do not apply to Internet Explorer 9

If you have have been using the some what simple hack I mentioned to make Group Policy Preference work with Internet Explorer 9 you will be relieved to know that Microsoft have now fixed an official hotfix to make this work. You can get read the full Microsoft Kb article at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2530309 . However you …

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Group Policy Hotfix Round Up

Microsoft have just released another two a few more Group Policy related hotfixes’. Below is the description of each issue that it resolves and link to the related KB Article. GetGPOList function does not return all GPOs in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 Consider the following scenario: You have a computer that …

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Hotfix: Roaming profile users experience slow logons on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 client computers

Microsoft has just released a new hotfix to address an issue with slow logon performance when you use AppData folder redirection. Consider the following scenario in a network environment: You configure users to use roaming profiles to log on to a client computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. You redirect …

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Updated: Group Policy Hotfix’s in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1

Microsoft today  announced (after what seems to be a very long time) they have RTM’d Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 and it will be released to the public on February 22nd. Update: Service Pack 1 is now available for download for TechNet and MSDN subscribers. Previously I had listed the …

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