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I ran into a rather strange error today when trying to run Group Policy Modeling on a user. Instead of showing me Summary and Settings I received an error stating that The given Key was not present in the dictionary. At first I thought that maybe we had used some Norwegian characters somewhere in a policy, but after some googling it turns out that this is caused by ticking the parent registry container when using the Registry Wizard to create a gpo registry preference. Microsoft has published a kb article about it here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2692409 However the resolution they are presenting is useless for most organizations I think. Recreating all registry collections is not an option, at least it wasn’t for us. So here’s how to do it in a less time consuming manor (but it may still take some time): Edit any gpo you have used to set registry settings, navigate…

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