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Windows 7: Group Policy - Apply to a Specific User or Group

12 Sep 2015   #30

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I'm not sure that installing software can be performed by any other group than administrators.
:'( then what's the benefit of making new group ourselves :'(
If you know any way then must share friend.

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24 Sep 2015   #31



I am trying to manage some users via a group. I made a group and added some users to it. Thus far no problem.
After that in MMC I wanted to add a module to the editor as discribed above. After clicking on the Brows button I did not see my new Group! Only all users and the Group Administrators and the group all nonadministrators.
What do I have to do to see my own new Group? Or is this not possible this way?

windows server 2012

I referred this answer:

It appears that new custom groups are not available to be selected for this.

You could create one per specific user of the group, or use Local Security Policy in Local Policies -> User Rights Assignment to add and set for a custom new group.


in local security policy -> user rights assignments ->? here which policy i need to change to view my custom groups in group policy object? or is there any other way to add newly created group in gpo?
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24 Sep 2015   #32

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Ruuud, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)

That was to manager user rights via Security Policy instead.

User Rights Assignment - Add or Remove Users and Groups

Of course, that depends on what you were wanting to do, and if that option may be available in Security Policy.
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24 Sep 2015   #33


Thank you for prompt response:)

what i want to do is, i want to restrict my custom group of user to use specific program, which we easily able to do for single user by using GPO,

so after clicking on the Browse button in step 5, 6, 7 ( like you have added groups say "Test" & "HomeGroupUser$") I did not see my created local Group of users! Only all users and the Group Administrators and the group all non-administrators I can see,

so i wanted to know in user rights assignments is there any policy to modify to allow my local user groups to be set restrictions to? (or say how did you added these "Test" & "HomeGroupUser$" two custom groups in there?)
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24 Sep 2015   #34

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

There's nothing in Security Policy for restricting programs for users.

I'm not sure you can apply a policy to custom groups, and can only do so per user since you don't want to do all.
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