Tag Archives: Group Policy

MS LifeCam Call Button and Office Communicator

This article on the Microsoft site that provides an administrative template that will allow the webcam or headset Call Button to trigger Office Communicator. Read More…

Windows 7 Device Installation without Administrator Privileges

Windows 7 Group Policy allows you to use Windows Update to install devices and printers without the need for administrator privilages or finding signed device drivers. Read More…

Integrating Enterprise Search into Windows 7

With Federated Search Windows 7 can use remote enterprise search solutions such as SharePoint using OpenSearch. This guide shows how to configure this with Active Directory Group Policy Preferences Read More…

Filtering Group Policy to Windows 7 Computers

How to use Active Directory Group Policy (GPO) WMI Filters to apply policy based on the operating system (OS), such as Windows 7 Read More…

Vista Search Syntax

In between some meetings today I did some reading around Windows Desktop Search and Vista Search.  Although its not something we currently ‘officially’ supply, we’re seeing more people using WDS and Google Desktop.  Not really a problem but when people start indexing the network shares our file servers and network don’t like it much… So […] Read More…