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Group Policy Hotfix Round Up – 22/4/2010 to 28/4/2010

Just a single new hot fix has come out this week that affects group policy… 981704 The file name of an ADM file is displayed incorrectly in the GPMC report in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008 This hotfix resolves a problem with a GPO report in the Group Policy Management Console showing as “Extra Registry Settings” if you…

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More Group Policy hot fixes

Just found out about a few more hot fixes that Microsoft recently released for Group Policy. KB979621 A removable storage device is disabled when you enable a Group Policy to deny write access or to deny read access to the device on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 Fixes an issues with removable storage devices…

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New Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 Group Policy hotfix round up

Last week Microsoft released a few new Group Policy hot fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, below is a link to each KB article and my own short description hotfix. KB981054 The Group Policy preference settings for the “Terminal Session” item-level targeting item are not applied in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2.” This is…

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Hotfix: “Configure new tab page default behavior” does not work

Microsoft have just released a hotfix (KB980959) to fix the problem with the “Configured new tab page default behaviour” group policy setting not working for Internet Explorer 8. Apparently the Intetres.admx had the wrong path configured path is configured to “Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main” where it should be configured to “Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TabbedBrowsing\NewTabbedPageShow”. If you want to see the setting for your self…

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Hotfix: The "Desktop Wallpaper" Group Policy setting is not applied in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

Just stumbled across this Microsoft KB that seem like a fairly common problem that may affect anyone who tries to apply a desktop wallpaper to a Windows 7 computer via Group Policy. Description: In an Active Directory domain network environment, you apply a “Desktop Wallpaper” Group Policy setting to the domain users. However, the setting is not applied to domain…

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