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This will also only reset registry entries for policies that had been changed in the Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) itself to default, and not those changed using a REG file, manually in Registry Editor, or any other means.
Hi Shawn, great tutorial. Would it also delete all restrictions and preferences set using the administrator account?
For ex, if i have set some restrictions for local users using my administrator account, will it delete all of them?
It will only reset everything that was set from inside any Local Group Policy Editor itself back to default. This includes from within the normal gpedit.msc and any custom group policy mmc.exe for specific users and/or groups.
hi brink,i read ur tutorial about gp reset with cmd commands,in fact we delete two folders that located in "windows\system32\Group policy & Group policy users" by these commands.but now i have a question, i use win 7 ultimate 32bit,i change the policy for log on message by editing computer config\windows setting\security setting\local policies\security options\interactive logon: message text ... but now i wanna to reset my gp to the default,i use the cmd commands and even i delete above folders but it resets other policies to default except this one...can u help me?!!! 10x