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Windows 7x64 Clients GPO on 2003 Domain

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Windows Server 2003Active DirectoryWindows 7
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We have recently begun deploying Windows 7 x64 PCs on our 2003 x86 domain, but due to budgeting constraints we have not been able to update the domain controllers accordingly.

My question is, can a Windows 2003 x86 domain still manage the Windows 7 x64 PCs through GPOs or does a DC need to be installed at the 2008 R2 level to administer the Windows 7 clients. Reason being, we are seeing some discrepancies between the 2003 GPOs and the Windows 7 clients.  


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