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Windows 7: Group Policy? What on earth is it and why do admins limit us!?

17 Nov 2010   #11

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dalep View Post
Yeah I supose you're right. OK Thank you very much. RESPECT TO ALL SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS!!
Yes respect the system admins, They have powers...
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17 Nov 2010   #12

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Yes respect the system admins, They have powers...
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17 Nov 2010   #13

7 Pro 64 Bit

Group Policy is an invaluable tool to us sys admins, on a domain it allows us to allow or block all kinds of things, from Windows Updates across a network to not allowing users to put a cheezy wall paper on their desktop (despite what people think, in professional buildings visitors, guests and vendors don't want to see you vacation pics on your computer)

As said, it can be used at home for the "dad" factor as well...:)

In my world, it allows security/system changes without putting my hands on each and every machine...BRILLIANT!! :)
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17 Nov 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate

That's understandable, dajogejr about the company policies and stuff. Yes why do we want to see you and your boyfriend jumping up and down in bed lol Saw that picture on the receptionist desk where I study at, and I just said "OH MY GOD...!" really loudly. lol

:P Or if you are total control freak (like I was) just ban everything and just let them only use Paint
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17 Nov 2010   #15

7 Pro 64 Bit

I had to use it to stop a co-worker from saving this their desktop.
After someone asks you's time to let the law handle 'em...:)
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18 Nov 2010   #16

Windows 7 Professional

Dad factor? What d'you mean?
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