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XP User Policies

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by bmiller07, Apr 17, 2004.

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  1. bmiller07

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    I've got a problem with policies I've never set. I can not change my Internet settings (homepage, etc.) and I can not invoke the MMC under my user name. It tells me to ask my network admin. I am on a Toshiba 6100 laptop with XP with all the Windows updates done as of 4/16/2004. I do dock and get on our corporate network, too. My user id has administrative privileges, btw. Well, I did ask our sysadmin if he had any policies and said all he did was redirect all homepages to the corporate website and made changing it OK.....after I called him yesterday, he assured me he had removed ALL policies on my UID. SOOOO, I think it's on my box....(I do believe him). So, I signed on as the admin on my box and can not find any user policies set up! The user name I always sign in on is admin privileged, so I can't figure out what the deal is.....any ideas? :confused:
     
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    It looks to me there is a group policy under the the container/object your account is located.

    Now it could be set as the domain group policy, or just under your container/object.

    So they have exluded MMC from the c prompt and have disabled in IE the changing of IE settings.

    They either need to move you to a container that does not inherit settings or to a container without the GPO.

    You can check you local policies, if you can access the admin tools in control panel, but I do not remember being able to setup stuff like that as a local policy.
     
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    Thanks to you both for your help and guidance. I'll check it out and let you know....

    --Bart
     
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