Category Archives: Group Policy

Windows XP: Drives Mapped by Group Policy Preferences are not Mapping

I finally got around to converting my Login Script, written in VB, converted to use Group Policy Preferences. The conversion went quite well, however a few cases did show up where some Windows XP computers were not mapping the drives. … Continue reading

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Windows 7: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not authenticate to the Active Directory service on a domain controller. (LDAP Bind function call failed)

I began experiencing problems with my Windows 7 PCs not refreshing the Computer Group Policies that I had in place. SYMPTOMS: gpupdate /force would report the following: C:\Users\username>gpupdate /force Updating Policy… User Policy update has completed successfully. Computer policy could … Continue reading

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Active Directory: Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller – The Processing of Group Policy failed

During the process of adding a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller to my Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Domain, I began receiving error messages in the event log regarding Group Policy Processing. PROBLEM Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy Date: … Continue reading

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Windows 7: The assignment of application from policy failed. The error was : %%1274

We recently deployed several Windows 7 workstations. ¬†Some of us had been using Windows 7 for some time but this was our first real deployment of the latest operating system to a remote location. ¬†Along with this came new opportunities … Continue reading

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