network policy not visible under gpedit

Posted on 2008-11-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
HI.  I am setting up offline files on a new computer running winXP SP3 and want to exclude mdb files, etc... but when I browse to gpedit.msc/Local Computer Policy/Administrative Templates/,  I only see Windows Components.  Other folders are not visible and I need to get to the network settings to mess with offline policies.  Any suggestions?  Any work-arounds?  I do have a few rules set up on a domain policy but not networking. I also use Scriptlogic Desktop Authority but am not messing with GP there either.
Question by:valmatic
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    Accepted Solution

    Sounds like you are missing links to templates.

    Check this out to see if it solves your issue.

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    Expert Comment


    are you logged in as the local administrator of the XP box or are you logged in with a domain account. If you are logged in as the domain user ensure that that user is member of the Local administrators group

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    Expert Comment

    confirm if you are logged into the XP box remotely or locally
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    Assisted Solution

    Select "Administrative Templates"
    From the "Acton" menu, click "Add/Remove Templates"
    Click "Add" and select SYSTEM.ADM
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    Author Comment

    Wow, thanks for the quick input guys:)  Speshalyst that worked so thanks and Mighty SW that link explained why so I'm goinig to try and give you both the points.  Thanks for the help...

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