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Windows 7: can group policy be disabled without admin rights?

19 Aug 2011   #1

windows7 ultimate
can group policy be disabled without admin rights?

gpd is preventing me from doing most anything with my PC.Accidentally, II activated something as administrator and now I am limited as to what I can do I get windows saying blocked by group policy editor from performing this action. see administrator. I had admin privileges until reboot and now password has been changed,not by me.I am the only one with access to pc.please help me. I cant remember what I did to activate this problem.

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19 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You don't remember exactly what you did?

Group Policy - Apply to a Specific User or Group

Problem being you have to be administrator.
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19 Aug 2011   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello wtlc, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if doing a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before this happened may be able to undo and fix this for you. :)

Hope this helps,
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19 Aug 2011   #4


remove from domain or:
1. Hit the start button.
2. Type-Local Policy
3. Navigate to Local Policies
4. Choose Audit, user rights assignments or security options from list.
5. Remove any annoying policy you have set.

Last but not least: restore or reformat

edit: Awe, Brink beat me again!
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19 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I know from my past experiences with Group Policy when I used to monkey around with XP without a system restore or a viable image I always had to reformat and start over. Learn my lesson the hard way. LOL!
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