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Group Policy: Question about ADMX files and Windows XP

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Hi. I'm trying to organise an inherited GPO infrastucture that's a bit messy. I'm trying to get my head around how ADMX files work when applied to Windows XP.

Our organisation uses Server 2008 r2 but our client PC's run XP sp3. I know that in GPMC for 2008 I have to use the new ADMX files. I also am lead to believe that the ADMX files introduce hundreds more possible settings for Windows7/Vista clients and that ADMX file settings will propagate and work on XP clients.

Confusing bit: how will I know that a particular setting i'm making will affect the XP client or not?

I hope this makes sense.
Krzysztof Pytko
Senior Active Directory Engineer
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