Setting Firewall Settings Via Group Policy in Windows 7

Hi Experts,

I wonder if somebody can help me to identify the quickest way to apply policies to Windows 7 (be that a guide to extracting an ADM template from Windows 7 itself or download.  More specifically, I want to change some firewall settings centrally (allowing a program to run under domain which is usually a tickbox from Control Panel in Windows 7).  This will save me visiting every PC to change this manually.


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Shreedhar EtteCommented:

To gain benefits of the GPO settings for Windows 7, you have to create and administer the GPO's from
a Windows 2008 or Windows 7 machine.

On the Windows 7 client install RSAT for Windows 7:

I hope this helps,
Shreedhar EtteCommented:
Also refer :
Deploying Group Policy Using Windows Vista
Download the gpo settings in exel spreadsheet to easely search and identify settings using keywords. 
CenTechsAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys.

Not really sure where to go once the package is downloaded and installed.  How do I open the software mentioned in this tutorial?

Shreedhar EtteCommented:

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