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GPEDIT.MSC SECURITY SETTINGS

I want to disable installation of new softwares/application on my pc for security purposes. I want also to disable changing of my desktop settings like wallpaper and screensavers using GPEDIT.MSC. I am using WINDOWS XP Pro Srv2 on my office. Hope anyone can help regarding this... thank you!

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  • Weticks Feb 02, 2008

    Thank you Chintu-KPV! But i really want to know how to disable or prevent installation of new programs or application on my computer even they have an administrative rights. like also to mine when i tried to install any programs, windows will block this unless i will enable it again.... thank you hope u can help me with this.

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    i want to disable the gpedit.msc. how can i, plz tell me

  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2008

    My Administrative Item in gpedit.msc is Hidden..

    but i can run GPedit.msc ..

    how i can repair this?


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Please do try the following links for ur needs of GPEDIT

http://www.theeldergeek.com/group_policy_editor.htm

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307882

have a nice, secure PC

bye

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Posted on Feb 01, 2008

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