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Why won't my group policy take effect?

I have created an OU on a W2K AD server and applied a group policy to all the computers and users in the OU. I have verified that our DNS server is first in the DNS list on the client. The policy will not take affect on the client. I am *extremely* new to this and really know very little. Any help is appreciated. FYI, I am trying to securely lock down library computers being used by students.

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Make sure the GPO is readable by the users logging into the systems. This is the most common cause of a GPO not being applied. For additional issues and troubleshooting steps, see:;en-us;250842

This was first published in February 2004

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