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Software Settings

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Software Settings

Software Settings are available under both User Configuration and Computer Configuration in the console tree of Group Policy Object Editor.

Computer Configuration\Software Settings is for software settings that apply to all users who log on to the computer. This folder contains the Software installation subitem, and it might contain other subitems that are placed there by independent software vendors.

User Configuration\Software Settings is for software settings that apply to users regardless of which computer they log on to. This folder also contains the Software installation subitem, and it might contain other subitems that are placed there by independent software vendors.

For more information about the Computer Configuration and User Configuration folders, see User Configuration and Computer Configuration. For more information about the Software installation subitem, see Group Policy Software Installation overview.

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