If you don't have the Pro versions of the OS, you can find most but not all of them in the registry. This guide shoes you where they are located.
InstructionsGroup Policy Settings ReferenceWindows Server "8" Beta and Windows "8" Consumer Preview
This spreadsheet lists the policy settings for computer and user configurations included in the Administrative template files (admx/adml) delivered with Windows Server "8" Beta. The policy settings included in this spreadsheet cover Windows "8" Consumer Preview, Windows Server "8" Beta, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista with SP1, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP2 or earlier service packs, Windows XP Professional with SP2 or earlier service packs, and Windows 2000 with SP5 or earlier service packs. These files are used to expose policy settings when you edit Group Policy objects (GPOs) using the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC).
You can use the filtering capabilities included in this spreadsheet to view a specific subset of data based on one value or a combination of values that are availablein one or more of the columns. In addition, you can click Custom in the drop-down list of any of the column headings to add additional filtering criteria within that column.To view a specific subset of data, click the drop-down arrow in the column heading of cells that contain the value or combination of values on which you want to filter,and then click the desired value in the drop-down list. For example, to view a subset of policy settings that are available for Windows Server 8 Beta in theAdministrative Template worksheet, click the drop-down arrow next to Supported On, and then click At least Microsoft Windows Server 8 Beta.
What's NewThe spreadsheet contains three columns that provide more information about each policy setting's behavior related to reboots, logoffs, and schema extensions. These columns are the following:Reboot Required: A "Yes" in this column means Windows requires a restart before it applies the described policy setting.Logoff Required: A "Yes" in this column means Windows requires the user to log off and log on again before it applies the described policy setting.Active Directory Schema or Domain Requirements: A "Yes" in this column means you extend your Active Directory Schema before deploying this policy setting.
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Administrative TemplateFile Name Policy Setting Name Scope Policy Path Registry Information Supported On Help TextReboot RequiredLogoff RequiredActive Directory Schema or Domain RequirementsActiveXInstallService.admx Approved Installation Sites for ActiveX Controls Machine Windows Components\ActiveX Installer Service HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller!ApprovedList, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller\ApprovedActiveXInstallSites At least Windows Vista This policy setting determines which ActiveX installation sites standard users in your organization can use to install ActiveX controls on their computers. When this setting is enabled, the administrator can create a list of approved Activex Install sites specified by host URL. If you enable this setting, the administrator can create a list of approved ActiveX Install sites specified by host URL. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, ActiveX controls prompt the user for administrative credentials before installation. Note: Wild card characters cannot be used when specifying the host URLs. NoNoNoneActiveXInstallService.admx Establish ActiveX installation policy for sites in Trusted zones Machine Windows Components\ActiveX Installer Service HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller\AxISURLZonePolicies!InstallTrustedOCX, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller\AxISURLZonePolicies!InstallSignedOCX, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller\AxISURLZonePolicies!InstallUnSignedOCX, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller\AxISURLZonePolicies!IgnoreUnknownCA, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller\AxISURLZonePolicies!IgnoreInvalidCN, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller\AxISURLZonePolicies!IgnoreInvalidCertDate, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller\AxISURLZonePolicies!IgnoreWrongCertUsage At least Windows Vista This policy setting controls the installation of ActiveX controls for sites in Trusted zone. If you enable this policy setting, ActiveX controls are installed according to the settings defined by this policy setting. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, ActiveX controls prompt the user before installation. If the trusted site uses the HTTPS protocol, this policy setting can also control how ActiveX Installer Service responds to certificate errors. By default all HTTPS connections must supply a server certificate that passes all validation criteria. If you are aware that a trusted site has a certificate error but you want to trust it anyway you can select the certificate errors that you want to ignore. Note: This policy setting applies to all sites in Trusted zones. NoNoNoneAddRemovePrograms.admx Go directly to Components Wizard User Control Panel\Add or Remove Programs HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Uninstall!NoServices Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 only Prevents users from using Add or Remove Programs to configure installed services. This setting removes the "Set up services" section of the Add/Remove Windows Components page. The "Set up services" section lists system services that have not been configured and offers users easy access to the configuration tools. If you disable this setting or do not configure it, "Set up services" appears only when there are unconfigured system services. If you enable this setting, "Set up services" never appears. This setting does not prevent users from using other methods to configure services. Note: When "Set up services" does not appear, clicking the Add/Remove Windows Components button starts the Windows Component Wizard immediately. Because the only remaining option on the Add/Remove Windows Components page starts the wizard, that option is selected automatically, and the page is bypassed. To remove "Set up services" and prevent the Windows Component Wizard from starting, enable the "Hide Add/Remove Windows Components page" setting. If the "Hide Add/Remove Windows Components page" setting is enabled, this setting is ignored.NoNoNoneAddRemovePrograms.admx Hide Add New Programs page User Control Panel\Add or Remove Programs HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Uninstall!NoAddPage Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 only Removes the Add New Programs button from the Add or Remove Programs bar. As a result, users cannot view or change the attached page. The Add New Programs button lets users install programs published or assigned by a system administrator. If you disable this setting or do not configure it, the Add New Programs button is available to all users. This setting does not prevent users from using other tools and methods to install programs.NoNoNoneAddRemovePrograms.admx Hide Add/Remove Windows Components page User Control Panel\Add or Remove Programs HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Uninstall!NoWindowsSetupPage Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 only Removes the Add/Remove Windows Components button from the Add or Remove Programs bar. As a result, users cannot view or change the associated page. The Add/Remove Windows Components button lets users configure installed services and use the Windows Component Wizard to add, remove, and configure components of Windows from the installation files. If you disable this setting or do not configure it, the Add/Remove Windows Components button is available to all users. This setting does not prevent users from using other tools and methods to configure services or add or remove program components. Howev