Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Windows Settings are available under both User Configuration and Computer Configuration in the console tree of Group Policy Object Editor.
Computer Configuration\Windows Settings is for windows settings that apply to all users who log on to the computer. It includes two subitems: Security Settings and Scripts.
User Configuration\Windows Settings is for windows settings that apply to users regardless of which computer they log on to. It includes three subitems: Folder Redirection, Security Settings, and Scripts.
For more information about the Computer Configuration and User Configuration folders, see User Configuration and Computer Configuration. For more information about the settings in the Windows Settings subitems, see Security Settings extension to Group Policy, Startup, shutdown, logon, and logoff scripts, and Folder Redirection.