Default Domain Policy and Local Group Policy are shown twice.

For some reason, the "Default Domain Policy" and "Local Group Policy" are being shown twice in my gpresult /R on my test workstations.  

I have checked and expand the OU of the test workstations and I do not see the "Default Domain Policy".  The policy only links to my domain.  

Please advise.

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David Johnson, CD, MVPRetiredCommented:
the default domain policy is in the root folder of the domain.
Quote the output.
nav2567Author Commented:
Thanks.  Any idea of why it is being shown twice?
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I think there's a parameter for gpresult in order to display verbose output. See if the GUIDs are really the same for those pairs.
nav2567Author Commented:
I tried gpresult /V and still see the duplicate of both "Default Domain Policy" and "Local Group Policy".  

I do not see any GUIDs.
nav2567Author Commented:
I do not know what else to check.  

I just have the "Default Domain Policy" linked at the domain level and in *none* of my other OUs under the domain level.
nav2567Author Commented:
I searched again and there is similar issue:

After looking at it, I still have no idea...
nav2567Author Commented:
I have a few GPOs  that link to that OU using loopback processing.

Do you think this is the root cause?
No idea, but surely not loopback processing. Since the local policy can't be linked twice, this sounds like a bug in gpresult.
nav2567Author Commented:
No problem.  Thanks a lot for your comments.

Just some more questions, I should not need to download and import any admx/adml files to create WIN7 policies from a WIN2K8 domain controllers or to create WIN10 policies from a WIN2012 domain controllers excepts for products such as IE11, Office 2013 and so on, right?
David Johnson, CD, MVPRetiredCommented:
Incorrect, you need the admx's somewhere to create the group policy using these templates.  you can create the group policy on a machine that has the .admx but the .admx is not needed to read/execute the policy.
Take win10, use RSAT to connect to your DC and you have all policies at your disposal.

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nav2567Author Commented:
Thanks, guys.
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