Event ID 1068 — Group Policy Service

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

The Group Policy service is responsible for applying Group Policy to computers and users. By default, the service starts during computer startup and remains operating until computer shutdown. Errors occurring within the core service usually result in a failure of Group Policy processing.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 1068
Source: Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy
Version: 6.1
Symbolic Name: gpEvent_GPO_PROC_STOPPED
Message: The processing of Group Policy was interrupted. Windows prematurely ended the discovery and enforcement of Group Policy settings because the computer was requested to shut down or the user logged off. Group Policy processing will be attempted with the next refresh cycle, on the next computer reboot, or on the next user logon.


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

Group Policy Service

Group Policy Infrastructure