Updating group policy in windows xp
locked) setting or an unrestricted setting that allows the users to make their own changes.
Almost all Windows news sites had the story yesterday, but nobody wondered what this would mean for organizations that still run a large number of Windows XP machines.
If you work for such an institution, you might consider alerting your help desk staff before this day because it could prompt a support call or two.
Windows XP End of Support is on April 8th, 2014“Click Here” is certainly an attractive request that many of our users won’t be able to resist.
In case of any problems with the Computer or User configuration, you will see a red cross on top of the nodes as shown in Figure 1.Although the GPResult tool provides /S parameter to check the application of GPOs and its settings on a remote computer, the best option would be to use remote command execution tools such as or Windows Management Instrumentation Command line (WMIC).and WMIC tools run interactively on remote computers.As I mention in Method #1 all the Administrative Template “Desktop Wallpaper” does is configure the HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\System REG_SZ “Wallpaper” key.Therefore you can also use the Group Policy Preference Registry Extension option to also set the same key to give you some added benefits. Now depending on the registry key that you configure for this setting you can either have this as a restricted (a.k.a.