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Add registry key using GPO

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Last Modified: 2014-01-23
I am having some trouble creating a new GPO that will add a registry key to all computers in an organizational unit.

As per this Microsoft KB, adding a registry key corrects a network performance problem we are having at a customer site.  We have tested it by adding the key manually and it works great.  We now need to deploy it to all workstations within an OU.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2570623
Method 4. Disable the OFV Add-in by using a registry setting

I created a new GPO, linked it to the appropriate OU and configured it as follows:

Computer Configuration--> Preferences --> Windows Settings --> Registry

New --> Registry Item

General Tab
Action:  Create
Hive:  HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key Path: Software\Microsoft\office\11.0\excel\security\filevalidation\
Value Name:  EnableOnLoad
Value Type:  REG_DWORD
Value Data: 00000000
Base:  Hexadecimal

Unfortunately, we are not getting the key.  Any thoughts?

See attached print screen for settings.
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