Deploying Legal Notices to domain computers using Group Policy

Every so often, I’ll talk with a customer wanting to deploy a legal notice to their workstations using Group Policy. Sounds simple, right? Well, it is actually a little tricky to make the legal notice work correctly. Here is a solution that I share with customers that want to do this and have it look…


Security Policy Settings and User Account Control

User Account Control in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista requires all users run in a standard user mode; its purpose: to limit the user’s ability from changing critical operating system files or expose their computer and network to viruses and malware. Windows displays an authorization dialog box when a task requires administrative privileges, such…