LoginScript that changes \HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\

Posted on 2004-11-08
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Last Modified: 2011-04-14
I need to make this change to everyones KHCU.


So that their Outlook looks for the template in Public Folders, so that we can change the security settings.

Currently I'm asking them to log out, then I do a remote manange, add them to the admin group, they log in and run the reg key. Then they log out, and then I remote them from the admin group before they log in again. I've only done a few this way, since it was critical that their Outlook security settings was lowered.

I have read something about how you can do these things via Group Policy, but I can't seem to get that to work.
And the users just get a Access Denied to the registry when they try to add the reg key themselves without having
admin rights.

I thought about using the "run-as" feature, but I don't want to post any passwords in any login script files.

I started to look at making custom policy files, which might be the solution.

If anyone has any idea to what I can do here, that would be great.

Question by:TubeDriven
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Chris Dent earned 800 total points
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I thought that one downloaded with a Policy Template to allow you to enable it in GPO. Still, if not this one will handle it for you - Just save it as Office.adm (or something similar):


    CATEGORY "Microsoft Office"

        POLICY "Use Security Settings from the Exchange Server"

            KEYNAME "Software\Policies\Microsoft\Security"

            VALUENAME "CheckAdminSettings"
            VALUEON NUMERIC 1
            VALUEOFF NUMERIC 0

        END POLICY


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