Edge Group Policy Settings

With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has now also released their new web browser call Edge. This browser will be installed side Internet Explore by default on most installs of Windows 10. This is essentially a new browser that has been mostly re-built from the ground up for improved security, performance and HTML compatibility. But unlike its distant …

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How to use Group Policy to enable or disable the Power Button on Touch (a.k.a Slate) devices for Windows 8.1 Update

If you have updated your touch/slate device to Windows 8.1 Update you will have noticed that the Search button has appeared on your start menu but not the power button. If you were wondering how to enable this button then unfortunately there is no easy way to do this as it is dictated by the type …

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How to enable and configure Group Policy setting in Windows RT

Along with the recent release of Windows 8 Microsoft also released Windows RT which is pretty much Windows 8 designed to operate on ARM based processors. For consumers the most obvious difference of this OS is the lack of ability to run legacy software. In enterprises however the biggest missing feature is that this OS …

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How to block installing SharePoint Server 2010 using Group Policy

SharePoint 2010 is quickly being coming a very popular web platforms for many organisation for collaborating and sharing information. In some cases it is almost to popular in some medium to large organisation with many SharePoint server farms popping up all over the place as each department or business unit see’s a need. As a …

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How to use Group Policy to default Internet Explorer to desktop mode in Windows 8

In Windows 8 there are now two different versions of Internet Explorer 10 installed. One is a Metro looking version that does not support Brower add-ons to improved performance and reliability of the touch version of the browser. The other more traditional desktop version of Internet Explorer allows browser add-ons (x86 only) but its controls …

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