Disable User or Computer Settings in a Group Policy Object
Updated: April 17, 2012
Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
To disable user or computer settings in a Group Policy object
In the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) console tree, double-click the forest containing the domain or organizational unit (OU) that contains the Group Policy object (GPO).
Double-click the domain or OU.
Right-click the GPO that contains the user or computer settings you want to disable, point to GPO Status , and then do one of the following:
Click User settings disabled to disable user settings for the GPO.
Click Computer settings disabled to disable computer settings for the GPO.
A check mark next to User settings disabled or Computer settings disabled indicates that user or computer settings are disabled.
You must have Edit permission on the GPO to complete this procedure.
You can also modify GPO Status from the Details tab of a GPO.