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Group Policy Failing to Update

Hello,

I just created a new Group Policy Preference to install a shared printer on a certain computer using Item Level Targeting.  I have been using this same system with great results in a different GPP.  Ever since I enabled this new policy, group policy will not update.  If I run gpupdate on my server, it just sits there and hangs.  I have GP logging enabled, but it is difficult for me to decipher exactly what is going wrong by looking through the file.  I even disabled the new GPP and ran gpupdate and I get the same result.  I did forget to turn on loopback processing for the new policy, but don't know if that would cause this issue or not?  Has anyone experienced this type of behavior before.
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cheesebugahAuthor Commented:
I don't know if this would have anything to do with this problem, but my assistant unplugged a printer that was being shared through group policy preferences to borrow the cable?  I just can't think of anything else that has changed.
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arnoldCommented:
Is the printer directly accessed or through a print server?
If directly and it is off network driver install/configuration could explain it.

Configure the printer via print server and see if the same issue arises.

Application if user/computer GPO/GPP is best processed during bootup or login as applicable to the .......
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cheesebugahAuthor Commented:
It was shared off of a computer.  But, I disabled the policies that install printers?
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cheesebugahAuthor Commented:
I had to delete the Group Policy cache and all is well.
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cheesebugahAuthor Commented:
That is done by deleting the folders in this location:

C:\Users\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Group Policy\History
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cheesebugahAuthor Commented:
This fixed the problem.
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