wolfymik Absent Member.
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User based Group Policy

I have a particular user account that I want to limit application launches and restrict the websites that they can go to. I setup a group policy with user based configurations and then applied that to the particular user that I wanted to receive this policy.

After logging in with this user, the GPO applies as expected and works fine. However, after I log off with that user, the policy is still applied to all other users that login to this machine. I do not have any group policies setup for the other users on the machine in an effort to reduce login times.

Am I misunderstanding how GPO is applied here? Do I need to create a seperate GPO for the other users that reverse the changes assigned to my limited account?

This is being applied to windows 7 x64 based systems.
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Re: User based Group Policy


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Re: User based Group Policy

I think you do need a seperate GPO for all other users. I've experienced a very similar issue and it had to do with no GPO being applied.

Apply the more general GPO to an entire user group (folder), then apply this specific restrictive GPO to only that user. Single user policy relationships override a policy that is applied to all users.
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