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RSoP shows a red X on the icons for registry settings in 64-bit Windows Vista or in 64-bit Windows Server 2008

Consider the following scenario:

  • You configure a registry-related Group Policy setting in a domain or in an organization unit (OU).
  • You apply this setting to a computer that is running a 64-bit version of Windows Vista or of Windows Server 2008.
  • You use the rsop.msc command to view the registry setting result.

In this scenario, the icon for the Group Policy setting is displayed as a red X.

Note: This issue affects only the user interface (UI). When this issue occurs, the Group Policy setting is applied successfully.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2575866.

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