Windows Group Policy

From wikinotes

The windows group-policy provides high-level abstractions over Registry Keys.
It is a much simpler method of modifying user permissions, and a system.


official docs: GP/registry mapping


Policy Mapping to Registry Keys

The following link describes how to use ProcMon to see what the GroupPolicyEditor is doing under the hood to your WindowsRegistry.

This is exceptionally useful, since not all versions of windows include gpedit.msc (the tool to edit the group policy).