Tuesday , December 12 2017

Computer policy could not be updated successfully

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gpupdate /force

Updating Policy…

User Policy update has completed successfully.Computer policy could not be updated successfully. The following errors were encountered:The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not apply the registry-based policy settings for the Group Policy object LocalGPO. Group Policy settings will not be resolved until this event is resolved. View the event details for more information on the file name and path that caused the failure.The following warnings were encountered during computer policy processing:The Group Policy Client Side Extension Software Installation was unable to apply one or more settings because the changes must be processed before system startup or user logon. The system will wait for Group Policy processing to finish completely before the next startup or logon for this user, and this may result in slow startup and boot performance.To diagnose the failure, review the event log or run GPRESULT /H GPReport.html from the command line to access information about Group Policy results.

Solution –

  • Verified machine account is active on Active Directory.
  • Verified Active Directory servers are reachable
  • Reboot – No Luck
  • Run as admin cmd – No Luck

Rename registry.pol on Below Location C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy\Machine


C:\Windows\system32>cd "C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy\Machine"

C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy\Machine>

C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy\Machine>ren registry.pol registry_pol.bak

C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy\Machine>gpupdate /force

Updating Policy...

User Policy update has completed successfully.

Computer Policy update has completed successfully.

The following warnings were encountered during computer policy processing:

The Group Policy Client Side Extension Software Installation was unable to apply

one or more settings because the changes must be processed before system startu

p or user logon. The system will wait for Group Policy processing to finish comp

letely before the next startup or logon for this user, and this may result in sl

ow startup and boot performance.

For more detailed information, review the event log or run GPRESULT /H GPReport.

html from the command line to access information about Group Policy results.

Certain Computer policies are enabled that can only run during startup.

OK to Restart?. (Y/N)y

Restarting the computer...

Group Policy Applied Successfully.

About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Exchange Server MVP , Publisher of CareExchange.in Supporting/Deploying/Designing Microsoft Exchange for some years. Extensive experience on Microsoft Technologies.

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