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MS Windows Tips and Tricks | 2.7 Miscellaneous Windows 7 Features

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Feb 25, 2013 10:39:00 AM

2.7.1 AppLocker (part 1)

By Val Bakh

AppLocker is a new type of Group Policy; it has been introduced in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and supersedes legacy software restriction policies (SRPs). In the Group Policy object (GPO) namespace, Applocker is located in a folder named Application Control Policies (ACPs). There is nothing else in that folder. Perhaps Microsoft is planning to add other types of ACPs in future versions of Windows, but for now, AppLocker is the one and only ACP.

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