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System Admins, And Group Policys


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#1 my_mshell

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Posted 18 August 2006 - 07:15 AM

ok, i too am having trouble with being able to control my firewall settings. thing is it did not used to be this way and then one day computer crashed ( thanks to husband) anyway after reinstalling windows with my recovery disks,and somewhere in the set up things went different i suppose. i have no idea bout this group policy, system admin, or how i even became part of what ever domain or network group i have become a part of. can someone plz explain all this to me and how i can revert back to how it was before. simple explations plz, seeing as how im still somewhat new to some of this stuff. thanks very much for whatever help yall can give
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Posted 18 August 2006 - 07:56 AM

The policies depend on whether the computer is part of a network and/or domain or not, but it is not something that you should have to deal with on a Windows reinstallation even if it is connected to a home network.

Did you do a format and a fresh installation or did you do a repair install which retains all the settings the previous installation had?

What firewall are you using?

Are you using XP Home or XP Pro?

What specific problems are you having?




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