Computer / user not picking up a new GPO policy

We created new OU and placed a specific computer in that OU. WE then created a special policy in the GPO on the domain controller. The end result is to have any computer placed in the OU to be locked down to login into the domain and running only internet explorer.
In the newly created poilicy we restricted (disable all access) and allowed internet via a path policy to Iexplore.exe.
we did gpupdate /force on the DC and logged out and back into the computer. only previously existing "Default Domain Policy" remained applied.
I have done this in other scenarios with no problems.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you.
wlasnerDirector, ITAsked:
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Hello ThereConnect With a Mentor System AdministratorCommented:
Check, if the policy is 'Linked'. Then perform gpupdate /force command and restart your computer. It should be enough.
If not, check your GPO's 'Slow link detection' policy.

Also keep in mind that if you configure anything in Computer Configuration, this must be applied to an OU containing computers. If you configure anything in User Configuration, this must be applied to an OU containing users!!!

What is the result of 'gpresult -r' on client side?

There might be an issue with connection to the network. Try to edit a policy entry in DDP and see if the specific computer or account will be affected or not.

Are these workstations directly conected to the network?
Ilídio AmaralConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Due to the assyncronous way GPOs  are applied, some of them may require the system to be rebooted one or two times before they become active on the system. Logging off and on is not enough.
yo_beeConnect With a Mentor Director of Information TechnologyCommented:
Is the GPO placed in the proper hierarchy?  
Is the OU blocking inheritance?  
These are two things that come to mind.
wlasnerDirector, ITAuthor Commented:
We are good, thank you for your assistance.
yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
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