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Group Policy change registry permission

Posted on 2007-11-14
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objective: need to create group policy that will set permission on the HKey_Local_Machine\Software for all computers within the domain

currently all computers has only two permissions set on the HKEY_Local_Machine\software
need to add power user ,  users, admin   (all local accounts)  

is this possible???
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Create a GPO and link it to the domain.  Then edit it and go to Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Registry.  Go to Action|Add Key, expand MACHINE, click on SOFTWARE, and hit OK.  It will then prompt you to set the permissions.

See this article for more information:
http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/1687ef1d-b382-49c7-b184-a4cc888be5251033.mspx
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