Posts under Group Policy tag.

How to prevent Automatic Sign-in after installing Windows Updates

It is well evident that after installing Windows Updates, Windows may makes a system-initiated automatic restart for the computer. Now if  a Windows 8.1 system makes a restart, the last logged in user, gets automatically logged in. Thus as far as security […]

New Group Policy Settings Windows 8

New Group Policy Settings in Windows 8.1 & Windows 8

Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 offer several new Group Policy Settings over its predecessor, Windows 7. Over 250 new group policy settings appear to have been added in Windows 8.1 and Windows 8. New Group Policy Settings in Windows 8.1 […]

How to track User Activity in WorkGroup Mode on Windows 10/8/7

Multi-user functionality in Windows has enabled us to use it conveniently in public places like school, colleges, offices, etc. At these places, there is generally an administrator, who manages to keep an eye on the activities of users working therein. […]

Speed Up Windows 8.1 Logon With Group Policy Caching

Windows 8.1 is the major update which Windows 8 received a month back. Windows 8.1, basically yield improvements over various features introduced in Windows 8 but also added some of the technical features. “Group Policy Caching” is one of those […]

Disable Rollback feature of Windows Installer in Windows 10/8/7

One of the best things about Windows is the big platform support for tons of software. Windows users always enjoy this fact and test or use a lot of software. However, there are certain scenarios when we’re just unable to finish the installation […]

Disable background processing of Registry Policy in Windows 10/8/7

The Windows Registry is a hierarchical database that stores configuration settings and options on Microsoft Windows operating systems. It contains settings for low-level operating system components as well as the applications running on the platform. The kernel, device drivers, services, […]

Disable or Enable Application Isolation feature in Windows 8

First introduced in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Printing Driver Isolation feature, removed an isolated driver from the print spooler process and loaded it into a sandbox. If an isolated driver experienced crash, the print spooler process would not […]

How to Enable or Disable Windows 10 Lock Screen

The Lock Screen in Windows 10 / 8 is pretty good to look at, but really not required on a PC or a laptop. Sure it has its use on a Tablet, where users may like to see notifications, date or time […]