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How to remove all group policies

I have a system which has VPn and have some issues so i suspect some GPO's are not affected properly or corrupted.

How can i reset all GPO's on this system
Remove them all and reapply them
Can i have the steps please

Windows 7 OS and windows 2003 AD
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Does the GPO's affect local administrator?
I mean any local accounts on the system do they get the GPO's?
No, local accounts are not affected. There are however certain policies (can't think of any off the top of my head) that when they are applied to the machine they are also applied to the local account as well. These policies cannot be removed until a fresh install of the OS has been done.

Most likely in your situation this is not the case. I just re-call that there were some policies a few years back that also affected the local machine and users while logging in locally.

Will.
There are some settings that even if you remove them still apply.  You will hear this referred t as "group policy tattooing" GP MVP Darren has a good blog on that

http://gpoguy.com/whitepapers/understanding-policy-tattooing/

You can also check your event logs for GP errors.

Thanks

Mike