9-4: Deploy Files and Configuration Using Group Policy Preferences

Solution overview

Type of solution


Features and tools

The new Group Policy Files and Registry preferences extensions

Solution summary

When applications, tools, scripts, files, or configurations need to be copied to computers and do not require installation, you can use the new features of Group Policy to deploy the changes.


Easier distribution of administrative tools, scripts, and configuration


Throughout this resource kit, I have introduced a number of tools that can be valuable additions to your administrative toolset. In addition to the scripts and HTAs written for this resource kit, I've highlighted extremely useful utilities from Microsoft and other vendors. ...

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