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Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way by Paul McFedries

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CHAPTER 35 Controlling Windows with the Group Policy Editor

You’ve seen in many places throughout this book that you can perform some pretty amazing tweaks by using a tool that’s about as hidden as any Windows power tool can be: the Group Policy Editor. That Microsoft has buried this program in a mostly untraveled section of the Windows landscape isn’t the least bit surprising because in the wrong hands the Group Policy Editor can wreak all kinds of havoc on a system. It’s a kind of electronic Pandora’s Box that, if opened by careless or inexperienced hands, can loose all kinds of evil ...

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