Posts Tagged ‘Group Policy’

Allow ActiveX Controls Automatically over Group Policy

To enable and not prompt for ActiveX controls to download and run, use the following Group Policy settings at the Computer or User level. Caution:  This can be dangerous! Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer > Internet Control Panel > Security Page Then select the zone the webpage loads from: Local Machine, Trusted-Sites, Internet…

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GPO Set Trusted Zone Websites

To add websites to Trusted Zones via Group Policy, follow the below in Group Policy Editor. Computer Configuration > Administrative Tools > Windows Components > Internet Explorer > Internet Control Panel > Security Page and then double click to the “Site to zone assignment list“. Enable it, click Show, add website as value name and…

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Disable Windows 10 First Sign-in Animation

Run the Local Group Policy Editor (Start > type gpedit.msc) Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System Select Logon Double-click Show first sign-in animation In the Show first sign-in animation window, select Disabled and click OK Close the Local Group Policy Editor

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Restrict Access to Only Email/OWA Access

An existing user in a Windows domain was moving companies (to a parent company) that is not part of the infrastructure.  After the employee left his account was to be terminated but still be able to access email only, so no login/remote access to systems, computers on the network. By disabling the account, this would…

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Disable Address Bar in IE8

Working on some thinstations with XP/IE8 today and needed to implement removal of Address/NavBar and could not find it in the GPO.  Came across someone who created the magic and I will share this information. NOTE: There is an extra line feed at the bottom; make sure you include this in your file. =) Create…

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