When a PC is connected to LAN (Local Area Network), at startup system follows update rules of Groups Policies. This causes the computer to starts up longer. To make logon faster these policies must be turned off so that computer does not waste its time in renewing the group policies.
Up until now I have been using the group policy editor for restricting some of the applications that I don’t want others to use in my network and on my own computers. The problem with the group policy editor is that if you have only one computer account that is used by you and your(…)
If you are running Windows 7 professional edition and want to restrict the use of certain applications for users on your shared computer, that you are at the right place to learn how to do this. You can restrict users to access only specified programs and it is up to you which programs you select(…)
Keeping track of the USB usage on a network is really very difficult. The biggest challenge comes in when an administrator has disabled a USB port across the network and he wants to allow some of the users to use the USB devices. Till now the solution to the USB problem has been to disable(…)
Some Viruses disable your gpedit.msc and you are unable to open the Group Policy Editor and also any Microsoft Management Console program. When you open the gpedit.msc from run or services.msc you will get the following warnings.
Windows Remote Desktop enables us to connect to our systems remotely through the network or internet. It’s very useful if we are connected to a network and we want to use several computers. We can open the desktops or screens of all the computers and do whatever we want to do. In Windows XP, enabling(…)
When I was in the college, our lab computers did not allow us to change the desktop settings and I always used to wonder how it was done. It was done using the network administration tools provided in the Windows Active Directory. Linux has its own set of tools for this purpose. But when it(…)
It’s always annoying to get a restart notification every few minutes when Windows has installed the Windows updates. The problem with me was that whenever I was typing, that popup would come up automatically and I would press some key that would automatically say yes to that screen ……………………. and the computer restarts. That’s more(…)
Most of the times it’s very crucial to block access to the removable media across the network. Network administrators have to go to each machine and block access to the USB ports. It’s really very annoying to go to each computer when there are a lot of computers. USB Blocker is a freeware software which(…)
It is a common tactic of malware nowadays to disable certain helpful Windows functions that can help get rid of those malware. Some of the functions that are usually disabled are the Task Manager, the registry editor, Folder Options, show hidden files and folders, Run dialog from the start menu and the Search function of(…)