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How to lock down wireless network

I am trying to prevent users from changing the wireless network they are connected to.  Users have been changing it to another SSID from a building next to us so they can browse unappoved websites.

I have been trying to find ways to do this in Group Policy, but I am unable to.  Can someone show me which policies to use to prevent this?  They are unable to change settings or preferences, but so far I am unable to stop them from click the wireless icon in system tray, then clicking "view wireless networks", and then choosing another network.

I am running server 2003.  end devices are XP pro.

Thank you.
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In the console tree, expand Computer Configuration, Windows Settings, and expand Security Settings.
   5.

      Select Wireless Network (IEEE 802.11) Policies.
   6.




I don't see where to select Wireless network Policies... ????
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In order to get the Wireless GPO settings on a Windows XP Pro workstation you need to perform the following steps:

1.Copy the following files from the %systemroot%\system32 folder on an Windows Server 2003 server to the %systemroot%\system32 folder on your Windows XP workstation:
•wlsnp.dll
•wlstore.dll
•ws03res.dll

1.Next, register wlsnp.dll, which is the actual MMC extension snap-in by running the following from a command line or from the Run menu:

regsvr32 wlsnp.dll
Do they not have cell phones?
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811233 has a hotfix that will install the necessary files for setting up the policies. It should, however, already be included in the latest Service Pack in Windows 2003. If you don't have the latest service pack for 2003 and can't get it installed for some reason (technical or operational), register for the hotfix from Microsoft, then download and install it from the link that is sent to you.