In a non-networked environment (or in a networked environment that does not have a domain controller), the local Group Policy object’s settings are more important, because they are not overwritten by other Group Policy objects. You can open the Group Policy snap-in to edit the local Group Policy object that is stored on your local computer. Click Group Policy to open the local Group Policy object. This tweak allows you to disable Local Group Policy Objects.
- Go to Registry Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System
[ In most cases, this registry key is not present and will need to be created ]
- Modify/Create the Value Data Type(s) and Value Name(s) as detailed below.
- Data Type: DWORD Value // Value Name: DisableGPO
- Setting for Value Data: [0 = Default (Enabled) / 1 = Disabled]
- Exit Registry and Reboot