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Delete Multiple Local Group Policy Objects

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

You can delete Multiple Local Group Policy objects. Use this procedure to delete Administrators, Non-Administrators, or User-Specific Local Group Policy objects.

To delete Multiple Local Group Policy

  1. Open Microsoft Management Console.

  2. Click File , and then click Add/Remove Snap-in .

  3. Click Group Policy Object Editor in the Available Snap-ins list and click Add .

  4. In the Select Group Policy Object dialog box, click Browse . Click the Users tab.

  5. Right-click the Administrators, Non-Administrators, or User-Specific Local Group Policy object. Click Remove Group Policy Object .

  6. Click Yes to confirm the deletion of the Local Group Policy object.

  7. Close Microsoft Management Console.

The text located in the Group Policy Object Exists column next to the item selected in Step 4 will display No .

Additional considerations

  • Multiple Local Group Policy objects are not available on domain controllers.

  • You cannot delete the Local Group Policy object (also known as Local Computer Policy).

  • For more information about managing multiple local GPOs, see the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=4291).

  • Local Group Policy Editor and the Resultant Set of Policy snap-in are available in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, and Windows 7 Enterprise. For more information, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=139815.

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