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Edge Chromium Group Policy Settings

Microsoft Edge Chromium Group Policy setting have been released for testing, take a look at how to download the new settings and what settings are still missing.

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Security Baseline template for Windows 1903

Microsoft has released the latest security template for Windows version (Windows 10 and Windows Server) 1903. These templates contain updated guidance and recommendations as to what setting should or should not be configured to your domain joined PC. The security template is actually just a bunch of reports, documents, GPO backups and tools that are consolidated in a s single…

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New and Fixed Group Policy Setting with Windows 10 KB4490481

New and fixed Group Policy Setting with Windows 10 KB4490481

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Security Baseline Recommendation for Windows 10 1809

After its initial release and then withdrawal of Windows 10 1809 update due to a number of potential data loss issues, Microsoft has now again released the OS to wide scale deployment. As a such a number of other release have now come from Microsoft, namely the Security Baseline templates GPO’s, documentation with recommended guidance and scripts to help secure…

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New Microsoft Edge MDM and Group Policy Settings

Microsoft just documented the new policy setting for Microsoft Edge. These settings can be configured via both MDM and Group Policy. To get use the policy settings you need to be running at least Windows 10 Preview build 17718. Then you can then install Group Policy management Console (now part of Core OS) and trial the new Policy settings. For a…

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Microsoft releases V2 of the Windows 1803 Administrative Templates Pack

Back in May 2018 Microsoft released the Windows 1803 ADMX/ADML file pack . This was par for the course as with each release of Windows Microsoft would also release a new version of the ADMX/ADML Administrative Templates Pack.  However, the release in May could cause an error in GPMC if you had previously had an old version of the SerachOCR.ADMX…

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Group Policy Hotfix for Defender Mitigation Options Error

Just a quick note that Microsoft has recently release a hot fix KB4338819 that fixes and issue with the Mitigation option. This is a Windows Defender setting that can be found under the Administrative Templates>Computers>System>Mitigation Options setting. The fix is described as: Addresses an issue that may cause the Mitigation Options Group Policy client-side extension to fail during GPO processing….

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Remote Server Admin Tools Now provided in Windows 10

If you have followed this blog you would know that the Remote Server Admin Tools are an essential set of tools for managed Group Policy, Active Directory and almost all other core components of Windows Server. These tools can be installed on demand if you are running Windows Server. But if you wanted to do the remote management from a…

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