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Updating GPO on XP SP3 Clients

I am having to use gpupdate /force in order for my clients to update, can anyone help.

Sometimes I have to run this 2 or three times before the client is updated.

I notice on the time that it does not update it syas Applying Comuter Settings and then skips over the part where it says applying security settings.

Any ideas?
1 Solution
This is normal!
GPOs are refeshed every 90mins or so by default - GPUPDATE/force forces a refresh.

Because some GPOs can't be applied until a user logs off or a computer restarts even using GPUPDATE /force may not result in the update applying until this happens.

Credential Caching often means that a system needs to restart twice before anything happens

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