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Windows Server AD: Using Group Policy Preferences to Map Drives Based on Group Membership

Had to create a GPO today to map drives on users desktops, I used THIS site. Public drive mappings typically do not require membership to a particular group. However, sometimes public drive mappings do not provide enough granularity. Most organizations have data specific to business units such as accounting, marketing, or human resources.. Inclusive Group …

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Windows Server AD: Using Group Policy to configure Desktop Wallpaper

Had to configure a GPO at a client this morning that added a custom wallpaper to the users desktop. I used THIS site to do it. Group Policy is of course one of the best ways you can lockdown and configure your windows systems in your environment and one of the most commonly configured setting …

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Resetting Administrator Password in Windows 2008

Today I had to change the admin passwords of 2 Windows 2008 R2 servers as some-one changed them from the default password!!!! Luckily I stumbled onto THIS site which shows an excelent method of resetting the password using the windows 2008 cd: Boot from the Micrsoft Windows Server 2008 DVD From the Install Windows menu, click “Next”. …

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