Group Policy Archive

How to Backup and Restore Group Policy Objects

Group policies have an important role in the Active Directory domain management, their damage or accidental deletion can lead to unpredictable results. Backup of Group Policy objects (GPO) allows you to quickly restore their state and if not — reduce them to minimum size.

Configure NTP Time Sync using Group Policy

The Windows Time service (despite its apparent simplicity) is the basis for the normal functioning of Active Directory domain. In properly configured AD environment Time service operates as follows: users computers receive the exact time from nearest domain controller which they are registered, all

How to Enable Use of Saved Credentials for RDP Connection

When you are connecting to remote system using native Microsoft RDP client (mstsc.exe), you have the ability to save login credentials in order to not to enter them each time. Also there is one more important thing. If your connection is from domain computer

Add, modify and delete Registry keys using Group Policy

The settings of most applications and a lot of Windows features do not require centralized management by using Group Policy (GPO). But you have to know, that you can customize their settings through the registry. In this article we will show you how to

Configure Legal Notices on Domain Computers using Group Policy

In this article, we are going to show how to configure Legal Notices on domain computer by using Group Policy. So let’s get started. We have our domain controller, which is also our MDT server, and we have a Windows 7 Professional machine, which is added into our

How to remove the Welcome to your new Office screen using Group Policies

Hey guys! Today we are going to show you a little bit about MS Office 2013 and Group Policies. We have been deploying MS Office 2013 to some clients and a lot of them have been complaining about this. As soon as you first

Manage Start Screen with Group Policy in Windows 10

Hello guys! In this tutorial we will show you how to export an existing start screen for Windows 10 and then use the Group Policy to ensure those settings. So basically as you can see you need to create a couple of groups. You

Install a Self-signed certificate by using Group Policy

Let’s review the details on how to install a certificate to your PC for domain users and how to add them to the trusted list with Group Policy. In this case, we will install a self-signed certificate for Exchange on client computers.   In the

Event ID 7000 – Service Control Manager

If you landed here you are probably receiving the following error: The Diagnostic Service Host service failed to start due to the following error: A privilege that the service requires to function properly does not exist in the service account configuration. You may use