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Software restrictions in GPO wont get removed

Posted on 2014-02-25
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I did a software restriction on iexplorer in GPO and I need to back out. I removed the software restriction but some machines still are getting blocked. I looked at the rsop info and it looks removed off the machine but it still give the block error. Has anyone ran into this before? I gpupdate/forced still same issue. I need help! Im using Windows 2008 and XP\Win 7 Machines. Thanks.
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Question by:Thomas N
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by:Thomas N
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Does anyone know either the registry key or someway manually to allow this software to work. Bypass the GPO somehow?
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by:Sushil Sonawane
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Run the command gpupdate /force and restart the desktop and check.

If still issue not resolve then below link further troubleshoot the issue.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/markrussinovich/archive/2005/04/30/circumventing-group-policy-settings.aspx
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SreRaj earned 500 total points
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Hi,

Please try restarting machine.

Move the machine to a different Organizational Unit in Active Directory.

You could also try applying another GPO which whitelists IE.
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