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Microsoft® Windows® Group Policy Guide by William R. Stanek, Derek Melber, Darren Mar-Elia, The Microsoft Group Policy Team

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Navigating Local GPO Structure

Local Group Policy objects (LGPOs) cannot be managed using GPMC. They are visible only in the GPMC as the result of RSoP logging reports that include LGPO settings that have been applied as part of normal policy processing. You can, however, access your computer’s LGPO at any time by simply typing gpedit.msc at a command line. You can access a remote computer’s LGPO by following the steps discussed in Chapter 2 under "Accessing Local Group Policy on a Remote Machine"

Understanding LGPO Creation and Application

When you perform a clean install of a new machine running Windows XP Professional or Windows Server 2003, there is initially no LGPO. The LGPO is created the first time you try to put settings in the LGPO. For ...

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