You can include comments on each Administrative Template policy setting. You can use this space to further document the policy setting and why its implementation is important to your environment. Commenting policy settings allows you to use keyword filters to help you quickly find policy settings with matching keywords.

To comment an Administrative Templates policy setting
  1. Open the Local Group Policy Editor.

  2. In the console tree, click the folder under Administrative Templates that contains the policy setting you want to configure.

  3. In the Setting column, double-click the name for the policy setting.

  4. Type your comments in the Comment box.

  5. Click OK.

Additional considerations

  • To complete this procedure, you must have Edit setting permission to edit a GPO. By default, members of the Domain Administrators security group, the Enterprise Administrators security group, or the Group Policy Creator Owners security group have Edit setting permission to edit a GPO.

  • Local Group Policy Editor and the Resultant Set of Policy snap-in are available in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, and Windows 7 Enterprise. For more information, see

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