Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy event 1502 not being logged after successful application of GPOs

Recently I encountered a customer who had several Windows 7 clients which initially had the symptom of the group "Offer Remote Assistance Helpers" not being present, but the underlying cause turned out to be something entirely unrelated at first. The group in question is actually created by an event-triggered task, visible in Task Scheduler here:…


Available Updates for Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) in Windows Server 2008 R2

KB2601888 is a comprehensive list of hotfixes applicable for W2K8R2 Remote Desktop Services, updated today and broken down into sections defining the different categories of issue resolved. Our recommendation is the standard one when it comes to LDR hotfixes – only install those for which you have the symptoms, rather than try to be proactive.