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Windows Domain Group Policy for Windows XP

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Is there a way to create a group policy on a Windows 2008 R2 server that will prevent only XP pc's from getting on the Internet? I want this to affect the whole domain in case an XP pc is attached to the domain that I am not currently aware of. I know that I could create an OU with just xp pc's but I do not want to take a chance of missing any.
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Create a WMI to filter out all the XP machines.

This TechNet describes the process.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754488(v=ws.10).aspx

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Use WMI or (easier) group policy preferences to target XP machines.
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