Posts under Group Policy tag.

How to add Group Policy Editor to Windows Home Editions

Group Policy is a Windows feature that lets network administrators modify and change some of the advanced Windows settings. And not just network computers, local Group Policy can be used to change advanced settings on a standalone PC as well. […]

Windows 10 Creators Update

Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 Creators Update v1703

The Administrative Templates (.admx files) for Windows 10 Creators Update are now available for download the Microsoft Download Center. The Administrative templates for Windows 10 Creators Update support Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, Windows […]

How to reset all Group Policy settings to default in Windows 10

How to reset all Local Group Policy settings to default in Windows 10

The Group Policy Editor is an important tool for Windows OS using which System Administrators can fine tune system settings. It has several infrastructural configuration options that allows you to make adjustments to the specific performance and security settings for […]

Install Group Policy Management Console

Install Group Policy Management Console in Windows 10/8/7

In this post we will see how to install Group Policy Management Console or GPMC in Windows 10/8/7.  GPMC simplifies the management of Group Policy in Windows systems, by making it easier to for IT and System Administrators to understand, deploy, […]

Completely disable Web Search in Windows 10 using Group Policy

Microsoft has integrated web search from Windows 8.1, in addition to the native search available in previous Windows editions. Thus when you search for anything on your Windows computer, if you’re connected to web, web search results are displayed automatically. […]

Local Administrator Password Solution

Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) from Microsoft

Microsoft has released Local Administrator Password Solution. LAPs will provide a solution to the issue of using a common local account with an identical password on every Windows computer in a domain, by setting up a random, different password for […]

Administrative Templates .admx files for Windows

Download Administrative Templates for Windows 8.1 Update

Microsoft has now made available for download Administrative Templates .admx files for Windows 8.1 Update and  Windows Server 2012 R2 Update. Administrative Templates are files with the .admx extension used by Group Policy in Windows. They are basically registry-based policy […]

Prevent AutoPlay from remembering User Choice in Windows

Whenever you plug a new hardware device to your Windows operating machine, you’re asked for what you want to do with the hardware you’ve just plugged in. Windows has the AutoPlay functionality, which can remember how you treat the devices […]