How to set the group policy for Windows 7

On December 23, 2009, in news, by

On a forum someone asked about how to set the group policy setting for Windows 7 clients on a SBS 2008 because they weren’t allowing remote desktop or connecting to wsus.  My first question would be back to that poster… did you join the computers using http://connect ?  Or if this is a migrated box, run the and ensure that the SBS users are in the Mybusiness organizational unit.  By default SBS 2008 has everything it needs to control/patch/allow remote control to Windows 7.

To edit or add group policies (in particular to the firewall settings) it’s the Vista firewall policies that control those Windows 7 workstations.

A past post about the default group policy showcases that it’s under the hood and ready to go.




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