How to fix SearchOCS.ADMX Error after upgrade to Windows 1803 ADMX files

With the recent release of the Windows 10 1803 Microsoft also released a new version of the ADMX/ADML files that corresponds to the new Group Polices with the OS (see https://www.grouppolicy.biz/2018/05/administrative-template-for-windows-10-1803/ ) . Normally upgrading these policy files are as simple overwriting them into your “PolicyDefinitions” folder in your SYSVOL. However the SearchOCR.ADMX file that …

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Group Policy Resources for Windows 10 build 1709

Windows 10 a.k.a. Redstone 3, a.k.a. 1709 a.k.a. Fall Creators Update has now been released to the public for download. If you would like to get a copy of the new version early to start testing you can download the PRO version using the Windows 10 ISO/USB download tool at https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/software-download/windows10 . Alternatively, you can …

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Microsoft will not be releasing Remote Server Admin Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 Redstone 2

Every time Microsoft releases a version of Windows 10 they also release a new version of the Remote Server Admin Tools. These tools are of course very important for any Group Policy Administrator as they contain the latest version of the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC). However, with this release of Windows 10 history is …

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Remote Server Admin Tools for Windows 10

Microsoft has just released the Windows 10 version of the Remote Server Admin Tools. This is an addon to Windows 10 that gives you all the remote management MMC tools that are required to manager you Windows servers remotely. It should be noted that it is always good practice to run the latest version of …

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Remote Server Admin Tools for Windows 8.1

With yet another release of Windows (seems like it was only last year… errr… wait), Microsoft has also released a new version of the remote server admin tools (a.k.a. RSAT). RSAT allow you to install the tools needed to manage your servers from a Windows 8.1 computer. You might not think you need the RSAT …

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