Category: Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Group Policy Object – “TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper” Service

Yesterday, I continued with the application of Group Policy Objects (GPO) for our workstation (desktop and laptop) users. When running gpupdate /force for a particular user, whose desktop is running Windows XP, I noticed that the GPO wasn’t being applied. Part of my troubleshooting was to determine if the user’s desktop could access the \\domain.com\SYSVOL directory….


Microsoft Group Policy Object – Event ID 1030, 1097 and 1110

At my current employer I have been creating Group Policy Objects (GPO) in an effort to centrally administer the workstation environment, provide automation and provide consistency in workstation deployment and management. After running gpupdate and gpresult on a Microsoft Windows XP desktop I realized that the GPOs were not being applied. After looking through the Event Viewer logs…


Microsoft Group Policy Object – Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows XP (KB943729)

I am currently in the process of automating the desktop deployment for my current employer. As a solution I am using Microsoft Group Policy Object (GPO) to map the network drives for the users. To date, most of my experience has been testing GPOs with Microsoft Windows 7 but today I was testing a GPO…