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Can GPOs allow/block macros in Excel?

Posted on 2014-02-09
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Hi guys,

Can you please help me answer this question? Can GPO permit *signed* macros in Office applications to be enabled by default. Initially for Excel, but if it can be done for all Office apps (excel, word, etc) too.

Thanks for your help.
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Hi,

It is possible thru GPO. You should download and install administrative templates for the version of office software. You could download Administrative Template files for Office 2010 from the following link.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=18968

You can go thru the following link to find out how to configure Administrative Template.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179081(v=office.14).aspx

The following link has the snapshot for this configuration for Word 2010.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/6ce36924-d596-422d-8f0d-a4dfc7332c19/why-macro-setting-inactive-?forum=outlook
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