April 24th, 2008


Active Directory Group Policy

Just a brief note to express my appreciation for the extent to which Microsoft Active Directory Group Policy has made my life easier over here at Client B.

User: "Everyone seems to have US English as the default in the spell-checker in Word and Outlook, we think the default should be UK English."

Me: "Oh. Ah. Hmmm."

Me: *click* *click* *click* *click* *click* *click* *click*

Some users: *wait for an hour or two*

Impatient users: *log out and in again*

Me: "Try it now."

Users: "Oooooooh. Yaaaay!"

Me: "Here, have an invoice."

Users: "..."