group policy tutorial

trying to learn group policy using a windows 2008 R2 server.
does anyone know of any good, inexpensive books or tutorials i could use?

thank you.

also in what order do the policies run, computer policy or user policy?
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Radhakrishnan RSenior Technical LeadCommented:
Hi,

Start from here https://mizitechinfo.wordpress.com/2013/08/18/simple-guide-creating-configure-gpo-in-windows-server-2012-r2-part-2/

"Also in what order do the policies run, computer policy or user policy?" - When a computer start the computer policy get applied (just before the login screen), once you logged into the computer as an user, the user policy will get applied.
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stevekee65Author Commented:
are computer policies known not to work correctly? trying to install shared printers using computer policy and it does not work.
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Radhakrishnan RSenior Technical LeadCommented:
Hi,

You should have asked this question first rather than asking Tutorials about GPO :)

First you need to install a printer on a print server or share the network printer via AD then deploy these printers via GPO (not install). Refer this article for step by step procedure

https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/77664-so-you-need-to-deploy-printers-with-group-policy-windows-2012-r2

PS - it's for 2012 R2 but same for 2008 R2 as well.
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Radhakrishnan RSenior Technical LeadCommented:
Provided enough information.
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