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How to use GPO's for Windows 7 on Server 2003

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I am trying to make changes to the Windows environment via GPO's but are not finding the controls for Windows 7. We have a single server all Windows network. The server is Server 2003 and all 55 computers are Windows 7.

I am trying to do things like supress the action center pop-ups from the workstations. Is there some sort of add on to control Windows 7 machines on the server?
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Download the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=7d2f6ad7-656b-4313-a005-4e344e43997d&displaylang=en). You will have to install them on a computer running Windows 7 though.
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Please download the Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Server 2003 from here :
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=bfe775f9-5c34-44d0-8a94-44e47db35add&DisplayLang=en
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Yuo need the administrative templates for windows 7.

Here you go:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=16f69ffe-d51b-4e02-9d02-3e57f3ccd490
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The administrative templates will add the settings for windows 7 to your GPO Admin snap-in.
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Thank you all! That's what I was looking for!
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