GPO, how to prevent users from uninstalling softwares in control panel

Adir B 62 Reputation points
2023-05-21T08:01:25.5533333+00:00

Hey,

I'm trying to find a way to prevent domain users to uninstall softwares from appwiz.cpl but to stay with viewing option any way to do that?

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  1. Wesley Li-MSFT 4,401 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-05-22T06:24:02.6466667+00:00

    Hello

    It depends on the application. Most of the application requires admin privilege to uninstall it. Are they admin on the local workstation? If so, you can use “restricted group” GPO to remove these users from the local admin group:

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-US/troubleshoot/windows-server/group-policy/description-of-group-policy-restricted-groups


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