Solved

Change Office 2007 Group policy settings

Posted on 2009-03-31
5
2,956 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
There are a lot of differences in the group policy management for Office
2007, compared to Office 2003. In Excel 2003, I had configured the Macro
Security Level to medium here:
Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Office
2003/Security Settings/Excel: Macro Security level

Now that I've been looking through the Excel 2007 configuration, I can't
find a similar setting. What would be a similar setting in 2007 -
something
that does what the setting in 2003 does? Can anybody give me some advice
here?

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:robclarke41
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:cool_sathish_333
ID: 24029905
Hello robclarke41,

You can edit GP Settings in Office 2007. You use the Group Policy snap-in to set Office 2007 policies from the Office policy templates (.adm files). After you set policies for a particular Group Policy object, Windows automatically implements the policies on the users' computers.

To load an Office 2007 policy in the local computer policy, follow these steps:

   1. Click Start, click Run, type gpedit.msc in the Open box, and then click OK.
   2. Under User Configuration, right-click Administrative Templates, point to All Tasks, and then click Add/Remove Templates.
   3. In the Add/Remove Templates dialog box, click Add.
   4. In the Policy Templates dialog box, click the Office 2007 policy template that you want to add, and then click Open.

      Note The Office 2007 policy templates are located in the Path \ Winnt \Inf folder. Path is the drive that contains the Windows folder. Winnt is the name of the Windows folder.
   5. In the Add/Remove Templates dialog box, click Close.
   6. On the Tree tab of the Group Policy window, expand Administrative Templates under User Configuration.
   7. Expand the Office 2007 policy that you added in step 5.

You are ready to set the Office 2007 user policies that you want in the local computer policy.

Check out the link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/924617

Hope that helps,
-$athi$h
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:robclarke41
ID: 24029950
Hi there, I dont believe you understood the question - I already have the adm templates in place and know how to use them from Office 2003.  I'm simply saying that the Office 2007 adm remplates are very different and that I can't find the setting to change the macro security level - do you know where/how I can change this?
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
cool_sathish_333 earned 500 total points
ID: 24030477
Oh, I didn't get the exact essence of your problem, anyways check out whether this link helps solve the problem, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc178946.aspx
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:robclarke41
ID: 24030538
thanks that helps! Its renamed 'VBA macro warnings options' now

cheers

Rob
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:cool_sathish_333
ID: 24031051
Good that your problem has been solved...
Regards...
0

Featured Post

Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

Join & Write a Comment

Entering a date in Microsoft Access can be tricky. A typo can cause month and day to be shuffled, entering the day only causes an error, as does entering, say, day 31 in June. This article shows how an inputmask supported by code can help the user a…
Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
Access reports are powerful and flexible. Learn how to create a query and then a grouped report using the wizard. Modify the report design after the wizard is done to make it look better. There will be another video to explain how to put the final p…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now