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Show your account and windows policy settings with Results of Policy msc.

Terminal - Show your account and windows policy settings with Results of Policy msc.
2009-06-26 11:19:50
User: felix001
Show your account and windows policy settings with Results of Policy msc.

Type this into windows via run and it will display to you your complete policy for windows. This includes group policy, security policy and your active directory account (min password etc)....



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I don't understand why this command got voted down. It's a legitimate command line that's useful. Being "windows only" shouldn't be a pejorative; how many linux only or mac os x only commands are there on this site again??


Comment by thebillywayne 382 weeks ago

Voted up, because it is useful, after all.

Comment by kaedenn 381 weeks and 6 days ago

Thanks guys...

Comment by felix001 381 weeks and 5 days ago

It's not a command but a shortcut to an application. It launches a GUI, IMO it does fit in the same CLI category as winword.exe would

Comment by netizen 381 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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