Group Policy Settings Reference for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

 

These spreadsheets list the policy settings for computer and user configurations that are included in the Administrative template files delivered with the Windows operating systems specified. You can configure these policy settings when you edit Group Policy Objects.

The Group Policy Settings reference for Windows & Windows Server can be downloaded here.

Here are the key new Windows 8.1 & Windows Server 2012 R2 Group Policy Settings:

File Name Policy Setting Name Scope
AppXRuntime.admx Allow Microsoft accounts to be optional Machine
AppXRuntime.admx Allow Microsoft accounts to be optional User
FileRevocation.admx Allow Windows Runtime apps to revoke enterprise data User
kerberos.admx Always send compound authentication first Machine
ErrorReporting.admx Automatically send memory dumps for OS-generated error reports User
ErrorReporting.admx Automatically send memory dumps for OS-generated error reports Machine
grouppolicy.admx Configure Group Policy Caching Machine
grouppolicy.admx Configure Logon Script Delay Machine
EdgeUI.admx Disable help tips Machine
EdgeUI.admx Disable help tips User
Taskbar.admx Do not allow pinning Store app to the Taskbar User
WindowsUpdate.admx Do not connect to any Windows Update Internet locations Machine
EdgeUI.admx Do not show recent apps when the mouse is pointing to the upper-left corner of the screen User
SettingSync.admx Do not sync Apps Machine
SettingSync.admx Do not sync start settings Machine
grouppolicy.admx Enable Group Policy Caching for Servers Machine
ControlPanelDisplay.admx Force a specific background and accent color Machine
ControlPanelDisplay.admx Force a specific Start background Machine
WorkFolders-Client.admx Force automatic setup for all users Machine
StartMenu.admx Go to the desktop instead of Start when signing in User
AuditSettings.admx Include command line in process creation events Machine
StartMenu.admx List desktop apps first in the Apps view User
StartMenu.admx Pin Apps to Start when installed Machine
StartMenu.admx Pin Apps to Start when installed User
ControlPanelDisplay.admx Prevent enabling lock screen camera Machine
ControlPanelDisplay.admx Prevent enabling lock screen slide show Machine
SkyDrive.admx Prevent OneDrive files from syncing over metered connections Machine
SkyDrive.admx Prevent the usage of OneDrive for file storage Machine
EdgeUI.admx Prevent users from replacing the Command Prompt with Windows PowerShell in the menu they see when they right-click the lower-left corner or press the Windows logo key+X User
kdc.admx Request compound authentication Machine
CredSsp.admx Restrict delegation of credentials to remote servers Machine
SkyDrive.admx Save documents and pictures to the local PC by default Machine
SkyDrive.admx Save documents to OneDrive by default Machine
StartMenu.admx Search just apps from the Apps view User
EdgeUI.admx Search Share Start Devices and Settings don’t appear when the mouse is pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen User
WPN.admx Set the time Quiet Hours begins each day User
WPN.admx Set the time Quiet Hours ends each day User
StartMenu.admx Show Start on the display the user is using when they press the Windows logo key User
StartMenu.admx Show the Apps view automatically when the user goes to Start User
Taskbar.admx Show Windows Store apps on the taskbar User
WinLogon.admx Sign-in last interactive user automatically after a system-initiated restart Machine
WorkFolders-Client.admx Specify Work Folders settings User
StartMenu.admx Start Screen Layout Machine
StartMenu.admx Start Screen Layout User
WinStoreUI.admx Turn off Automatic Download and Install of updates Machine
WPN.admx Turn off calls during Quiet Hours User
WPN.admx Turn off Quiet Hours User
UserProfiles.admx Turn off the advertising ID Machine
EAIME.admx Turn on cloud candidate User
AppXRuntime.admx Turn on dynamic Content URI Rules for Windows store apps Machine
TerminalServer.admx Use advanced RemoteFX graphics for RemoteApp Machine
NetLogon.admx Use DNS name resolution when a single-label domain name is used by appending different registered DNS suffixes if the AllowSingleLabelDnsDomain setting is not enabled. Machine
Terminalserver-Server.admx Use the hardware default graphics adapter for all Remote Desktop Services sessions Machine

 

 

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