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Configuring Granular Password Settings - SRV311 Part 2 of 5 | TechNet Video This is part 2 of a 5 part series of demos from the TechNet Webcast How Windows Server 2008 R2 Affects Your IT Infrastructure. In this demo we explore and demonstrate a new ability that came with Windows Server 2008 and is improved in Windows Server 2008 R2; the ability to set password policy settin... More...

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Install and Configure Distributed BranchCache for File Services - SRV311 Part 5 of 5 | TechNet Video This is part 5 of a 5 part series of demos from the TechNet Webcast: How Windows Server 2008 R2 Affects Your IT Infrastructure. BranchCache is a new capability available as a part of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.  BranchCache helps increase the network responsiveness of applications, giving ... More...

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Power Management and Troubleshooting Group Policy | TechNet Video I sat down with Michael Kleef and Mark Gray in the Group Policy team to talk about the kind of settings in Windows 7 that can be controlled by policy. Mark also gives us a primer on how to troubleshoot group policy issues by turning on GP logging on the client. Find out the latest about Group Policy... More...

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Using Group Policy to set default printers in Windows 7 | TechNet Video In a recent visit with the Group Policy program managers, Michael explained the challenges that used to be involved in setting printers via group policy, and Lilia walks through the steps to easily do so today. You can follow Michaels blog at http://blogs.technet.com/mkleef, and Lilia contributes to... More...

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What's new in Group Policy for Windows 7? | TechNet Video I recently visited again with Lilia and Michael in the Group Policy team, and they showed me a couple of the improvements coming for group policy management - the UI has been improved now so it's much easier now to see all the information available about a particular setting. For all things Group Po... More...

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Using PowerShell to manage GPOs | TechNet Edge I went back to the Group Policy team to find out more about what I could do to manage machines using GPOs. This time Lilia, with some help from Lindsay, showed off ways you can use PowerShell to both query and make changes to registry settings. Beyond the registry though, there are some settings you... More...

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What's New in Group Policy? | TechNet Edge The Group Policy team hasn't been sitting idly by, they've added a bunch of new features to Group Policy and Group Policy Preferences, and I sat down with Michael and Lilia to go over some of them. They cover PowerShell integration, new functionality in Directory Services, Auditing, new policies to ... More...

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Screencast: How-To Configure the Central ADMX Store | TechNet Edge Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 introduce a new format for displaying registry-based policy settings. Registry-based policy settings (located under the Administrative Templates category in the Group Policy Object Editor) are defined using a standards-based, XML file format known as A... More...

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Active Directory Group Policy Object (GPO) Delegation and Approval Workflow With AGPM 3.0 in MDOP 2008 R2  | TechNet Edge In the TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Solutions for Windows Vista Management (Level 300), I will demo a number of capabilities includnig Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) 3.0 for managing Vista desktops and Windows environment in general. AGPM 3.0 is one of the 5 components in Microsoft ... More...

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Group Policy Preferences | TechNet Edge Since the release of Windows Server 2008 I have been focused on showing IT administrators how some of the changes to Windows Server can really make their lives better. One key area of change is in the world of Group Policy Preferences. Group Policy preferences make it possible for me to set computer... More...

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