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Top 10 Questions: Setting user rights and restrictions with Group Policy

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Top 10 Questions: Setting user rights and restrictions with Group Policy

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  1. How can I prohibit users from using the Internet by using Group Policy in a Windows 2000 server?
  2. How can I give users rights to configure and setup printers using a GPO?
  3. How can I restrict user browsing on a Win2K server domain?
  4. Can you help me to allow users local administrative rights to their workstations?
  5. Can I use Group Policy to restrict users from accessing the C drive?
  6. User rights not being assigned: Is this an issue with Group Policy or Active Directory?
  7. Can I use Group Policy to lock down desktops to prohibit users from making changes to their environments?
  8. How do I give users the rights to set their own homepages?
  9. How can I designate specific administrators to specific PCs?
  10. How can I prevent users from installing unauthorized software?

This was first published in May 2006

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