It is possible to deploy Google Chrome Extensions via Group Policy. It is broken up into the following steps: Retrieve the extension ID and the update URL of the Chrome extension Configure Group Policy settings to deploy the Chrome extension Deploy Extensions based on Security Group membership Test Retrieve the Extension ID and the Update…Read More
By default, the Windows 10 (1607 in the example images below) user profile picture shows a blank person picture. This can be changed by having a group policy pull down a picture from Active Directory and set it for the user for each workstation they log into. There are two major steps that this involves:…Read More
User Configuration/ Policies/ Administrative Templates/ Windows Components/ Cloud Content/ Configure Windows Spotlight on Lock Screen
Description: This policy setting lets you configure Windows spotlight on the lock screen. If you enable this policy setting, “Windows spotlight” will be set as the lock screen provider and users will not be able to modify their lock screen. “Windows spotlight” will display daily images from Microsoft on the lock screen. Additionally,…Read More
You can disable it via GPO, though you need the 1709 .admx templates. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56121 The setting is under: User Configuration->Policies->Administrative Templates->Start Menu and Taskbar->Remove the People Bar from the taskbar.
Has imaging machines with Windows 10 turned into a nightmare because the Start Menu, Cortana, and even the Action Center would not work once the Domain GPO had been pushed to the machines? I had gone through what seemed like 100s’ of blogs and tried everything they suggested and nothing worked (I will include those…Read More
Internet Explorer 11 has many Group Policy entries that can be configured for keeping your environment managed and safe. This table includes all of our recommendations around security, performance, and compatibility with the previous versions of Internet Explorer, regardless of which Zone the website is in.