Windows Defender: Part One of Two

Time, once again, to introduce you to new Group Policy settings included with Windows Vista. I’ve set aside this week and next week to write about new Group Policy settings that control Windows Defender. Spyware is software that typically collects user information, changes computer settings, or displays advertisements, like pop-up ads, without consent of the…

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Windows Logon Options: Part Two of Two

Blog time again.. Previously, I wrote about two of the policy settings under the computer configuration. Today, I finish writing about the Windows Logon Options policy category by covering the remaining policy setting under the computer configuration and all of the policy settings under the user configuration.   All operating systems based on Windows NT…

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Desktop Standard and Microsoft

I’m guessing many Group Policy administrators already know this (it’s been two whole days since this was announced!!) but just in case… The Group Policy team at Microsoft is very excited about the recent announcement of acquisition of Desktop Standard, a successful ISV serving the needs of those involved with Group Policy. We’re in the midst…

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