troubleshooting Question

Enforce Group Policy on multiple computers without Active Directory or Server

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Windows Server 2008Windows 7IT Administration
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I have a group of 10 computers on a Peer to Peer network, I want to force some policies (mainly internet explorer, network connectivity and desktop appearance) to these computers.  I know that I can do it one by one without any problem by editing the group policy individually on each computer, what i would like to do, however, is have the group policy in tact (or registry settings) and just hit each computer quickly and force the policy.  Can a canned policy that I put on one computer be quickly replicated on each of the other machines without having to manually open the computer's group policy editor and manually changing every setting?  I understand that I would need to touch every machine to apply it, but just want an easier solution.

In a perfect world, I would have a file on at flash drive, apply that file to the machine and all the policies would take effect.

Reminder: I am not on a windows domain, just a Peer to Peer network.
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