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System Policy for Win9x operating system

By pnyamhute ·
I have a network with an NT4 server as the domain controller, 5 Win98, 1 WinME, 1 WinXp and 4 Win 2000prof workstations on the network. I have found it easy to apply System Policy on WinXp and Win 2000 workstations. I can't do the same on Win98, so I need help on how I can apply the policy from the server as I did on the others

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by erikdr In reply to System Policy for Win9x o ...

It's called POLEDIT and is part of Win98 itself. It results in a policy file (I guess CONFIG.POL) to be put on some logon share, a different one than for Win2K/WinXP I guess.

Have fun,

<Erik> - The Netherlands

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by alexey386 In reply to System Policy for Win9x o ...

You must creat two files or polices:
NTCONFIG.pol - for NT, WIN2000 etc.
CONFIG.pol - for Win9x
And put its in directory on PDC.

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by shmaltz In reply to System Policy for Win9x o ...

The previous 2 answers only give you part of the clue.
Win9x Clients need three things in order to be foreced to use a policy:
1. They have to logon to a Windows Domain Controller.
2. The logon share on every Domain Controller needs a file calledconfig.pol (unlike NT/2K/XP which search for ntconfig.pol).
3. The config.pol file has to be created using Win9x, the system policy editor that comes with NT will not work on 9x clients.
I'll start with 3, on the Win9x Setup DC there is a folder that contains a setup for the Win98 Resource Kit. Run the setup and make sure you foolow the instruction in the help to install System policy editor on a Win98 machine. Create the policy on the Windows 98 machine.
2. Save it on your local computer than copy it to the logon share of every domain controller.
1. On every Win9x machine in the Network properties (which you can access either in the Control Panel, or by right clicking Network on the desktop and clicking properties), highlight the Client For Microsoft Networks service and click properties. Check the the box Log On to Windows NT Domain, and enter the name of the domain.

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