Gpo not updating registry
With Group Policy Preferences (GPP) which was introduced with Windows Server 2008, this is much easier to do.
Normally when you think of Windows Registry, you’re normally worried about the two sections: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE (HKLM) and HKEY_CURRENT_USER (HKCU). Figure 9.16 Adding Key to Registry Access Figure 9.16 Adding Key to Registry Access 12. Figure 9.17 Selecting the Software Node Select Registry Key Registry: Selected key: USERSVDEFAULTVSoftmare rnn Select Registry Key Registry: USERSVDEFAULTVSoftmare Expand the Software node, click the to the left of the Microsoft node, and scroll down until you locate Reg Edt32. The Administrators group is selected by default and has Full Control and Read permissions set to Allow by default. The default Group Policy Object (GPO) selected is Local Computer. Click Close to close the Add Standalone Snap-in dialog. The dialog, Select Registry Key, is displayed as shown in Figure 9.16. DEFAULT and locate the Software node, as shown in Figure 9.17. DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Reg Edt32 dialog is displayed. You can now view or modify permissions for this key, as shown in Figure 9.18.If you want to modify permissions, you can click the Edit Security button. Figure 9.22 Default Domain Policy with Reg Edt32 Permissions Specified Figure 9.22 Default Domain Policy with Reg Edt32 Permissions Specified 24. For the purposes of this exercise, we'll want to delete this key to leave the Default Domain Policy in its original state. Note that this does not delete the key from the Registry; it simply deletes the object from the policy.