GPO Prefereces vs. Administrative templates

Hi guys, Did you ever think where is the difference between Preferences and Administrative templates? So, here we go with some affirmations directly from Microsoft. Preferences are not enforced. But you can configure them to be reapplied automatically. See below a list of differences. • Preference settings are not enforced. • Group Policy settings disable...

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GPO Authenticated Users after Update MS16-072

Hi guys, Please be aware that after the installation of this update MS16-072 you must add the Read permissions to the Authenticated users group in the GPO Objects delegation tab. In order to get those GPO Policies successfully applied. More information from the official Microsoft Support page here: UPDATE JUNE 14, 2016. MS16-072

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Windows 10 Network Diagnostics – It is useful!

Hi guys, Were you ever ask yourself what is the GUI of Windows doing behind the clicks? I did! Since many IT pros judge those "Wizards" as  not useful I am sharing this with you. Here I'm sharing with you the Windows Network Diagnostics wizard launched via Powershell Navigate to C:\Windows\diagnostics\system\Networking and take a deep look...

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Windows 10 – Drivers

Hi guys! Since Windows Vista, Microsoft has created a new Driver Repository in Windows 10, its called "Driver store" Take a look into this information. The driver store is the Windows 10 driver package repository. The driver store is a trusted location, so when you connect compatible hardware, Windows 10 installs the driver for the...

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Microsoft SysInternals – Toolbox for IT Guys

The Sysinternals web site was created in 1996 by Mark Russinovich to host his advanced system utilities and technical information. Whether you’re an IT Pro or a developer, you’ll find Sysinternals utilities to help you manage, troubleshoot and diagnose your Windows systems and applications. Here you find the link: Windows Sysinternals

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Windows Updates & Windows 10

Hi! Please don't forget to review this settings before deploying Windows 10 in your organization. In the Group Policy Management Editor, navigate to Computer Configuration\Policies \Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update, and then select the appropriate policy settings. You must know that this new MS OS works in a different way if we are talking about Windows...

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NTFS Permissions

Here we explain solutions for IT Guys troubleshooting NTFS Permissions Troubleshooting Access to Files and Shared Folders A problem with a user accessing shared folders is often caused by underlying network connectivity problems. Make sure you check basic network connectivity first, before looking at NTFS permissions. Then check: Windows shares allowing minimum access User rights...

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