Group Policy User Prefernces Location greyed out.

Hi

I am trying to change the Location under User Configuration -> Preferences -> Control Panel Settings -> Regional Options.
Under the Location group it has United States and is greyed out, how do I change this to my location which is not in the United States.  It would be great if I can change this using the policy for all computers.

Thanks

ecoder007Asked:
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Adam BrownConnect With a Mentor Sr Solutions ArchitectCommented:
Sekarc4u, Group Policy Preferences don't show up in the Local Policy editor. Only in the Group Policy editor.

ecoder, the Location setting for the Regional Options Preference can't be set with a GPO. It defaults to United States, but that setting can't be modified through the Regional Options extension, so it will not apply the United States location to client computers. There is a way to modify this by deploying a Registry modification through GPP, though. The HKeyCurrentUser\Control Panel\International\Geo\Nation key holds the setting for the Location. You can set it to comply with whatever country code you are in. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms912039.aspx has a list of most (if not all) the country codes that can be used in that key.
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Sekar ChinnakannuStaff EngineerCommented:
Hope you domain policy is  set to deny local policy administration
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Sekar ChinnakannuStaff EngineerCommented:
if you need to change this then you need to get admin level access or member of admin group.
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ecoder007Author Commented:
Yes to both responses.  I want to deploy a policy for windows 7 machines to select Location to Australia but its greyed out.
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Sekar ChinnakannuStaff EngineerCommented:
did you have admin rights? no means please work with your administrator to get admin level permission to change the same.
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ecoder007Author Commented:
I am the Network administrator, yes I have full admin rights to the domain and servers/computers.
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ecoder007Author Commented:
Legend !! Thankyou, you sage :)
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