The IE settings in the Group Policy Preferences repeat the settings tabs for any compatible IE version. It is not enough to simply save the changes in the Group Policy Editor.Notice the red and green underlines of the IE parameters.As it turned out, now it is possible to do using GPP (Group Policy Preferences). Group Policy Preferences appeared in Windows Server 2008.To make them work in XP (EOS) and Windows Server 2003, you need to install a special extension — Group Policy Preferences Client Side Extensions. As you can see, the IE settings configuration has become more convenient.Problems such as recordings freezing up, difficulty in selecting the correct, working input source or having the full range of input sources available, usually mean your sound device has faulty, outdated or inappropriate drivers.If this occurs it is important that the drivers are updated.Recently, Microsoft has released a how to article explaining how you can use it to restrict network connections to your domain controllers so that only your Privileged Access Workstations can make RDP connection to your domain controllers (see ).It’s a great article that got me to test out the feature myself and I highly recommend that you look at it this article yourself especially if you are setting a dedicated Admin Workstations for your Domain Admins.
It should be reminded that Internet Explorer parameters (including proxy server configuration) are set using Group Policy Editor (gpmc.msc).The necessary policies are located in the user GPO section: User configuration – Internet Explorer Maintenance.However, in Windows Server 2012 / Windows 8 Microsoft has decided to make their users surprised and to completely removed the Internet Explorer Maintenance section from the Group Policy Editor.On a 64-bit operating system, the drivers of the sound device must be 64-bit.You may need to find out the name, specifications and current driver details for your sound device, so you can update it correctly.Previous to this hotfix when you set the value in Group Policy you were warned that the password was being only “lightly encrypted”.