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Enable service through Active Directory

By Sprocket ·
I wish to enable the messenger service on all XP machines. Can this be done through active directory or any other method?

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by BFilmFan In reply to Enable service through Ac ...

You can use an adminsitrative template and turn the service on via the GPO.

http://www.windowsdevcenter.com/pub/a/windows/2005/03/01/Admin_templates..html

You can also use these to make registry punches as well.

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by Sprocket In reply to

These allow the service, but dont start it.

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START, RUN, type MMC. Open a snap in and focus on Local or remote computer...blah!blah! blah! RE:Group Policy. Navigate down to Local Computer Policy>Computer Configuration>Administratice Templates>Windows Components>Windows Messenger and in the right hand pane, choose the options you wish to enable or disable. Publish the policy, Susan's your uncle...

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by Sprocket In reply to

These allow the service, but dont start it.

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