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Group policy has changed on some workstations

Posted on 2011-03-15
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I have a computer group policy that sets the I.E home page to our SharePoint site. I have had Windows 7 and XP computers that some how the home page has be set to something else. How can I get the GP to be applied again to these computers?

Attached is a pic of the I.E. Options page.


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Question by:Goraps
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Open up run command, type: gpupdate /force, reboot the pc.  Also on the workstation the GP could be getting blocked by windows firewall or see if the antivirus is causing an issue.
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by:waleeda
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from the CMD you can run gpresult on windows xp and gpresult /r on windows 7 to know which group policy applied, then you can go to your active directory to check each gpo applied to check the settings
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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you may run gpupdate /force on the logon script or use the microsoft fixit http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9698485
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by:Goraps
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When I ran gpupdate /force it seems to have removed the GPO from this laptop. Now I am able to go into I.E options and manually change the Home page.
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by:waleeda
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open your GPMC and check which Group Policy defined this option and again link it to that OU which conatins this PC again
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