Update Administrative Template Files in Group Policy
Posted on 2011-02-28
I wish to update my inetres.adm template file to a newer version that supports all of the new group policy settings for IE8. I have a domain full of IE6 computers that I have already updated to IE8. I would like to update the group policies next.
I edit the GP policy on the OU of my PC's in AD and select the administrative templates under computer configuration. when I look at the date on the current inetres.adm template
(located in \\servername\c$\WINDOWS\inf ), it is a date 8/8/2006. I have a newer version I wish to add, dated 3/8/2009. I tried copying that file into the DC server's \\servername\c$\WINDOWS\inf folder,
then I wish to add it to the GP admin templates, but I get an error. Can someone tell me the proper steps to update this template file, so I can have all of the newest IE8 settings on the template.
Thanks so much!