In this edition of Group Policy Quick Tips, I’ll be covering a policy that has been around a while, but was renamed and might be hard to find if you haven’t configured it before. In Windows 7/Server 2008 R2, this setting was called “Exclude files from being cached.” With Windows 8.x/Server 2012, the name changed […]
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One of the features include in Internet Explorer 9+ is performance notifications for plug-ins. With this feature, the user is notified when plugins are slowing down browser performance. As the screenshot below shows, the user is presented with a dialog at the bottom of the browser window that says, “Speed up startup and browsing by […]
Today’s Group Policy Quick Tip is about the Verbose vs. Normal Status Messages setting. If I had to name a Top Ten list of my favorite Group Policy settings, this one would definitely be on the list. This setting takes the normal messages like, “Please wait…” and, “Preparing your desktop…” and replaces them with much […]
Following our last tip, today’s Group Policy Quick Tip is about adding additional security to Remote Desktop sessions on your computers. Normally, an RDP session is established before authentication takes place. Enabling Network Level Authentication (NLA) allows authentication to take place before the RDP session is established.