The .pol file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows operating system (Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me and Windows NT). The POL file allows administrators to prevent non-administrator users from changing registry settings like, for instance, the security level of Internet Explorer and the desktop background wallpaper.
POL file extension - Windows policy file
What is pol file? How to open pol files?
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The POL file extension is related to earlier versions of Microsoft Windows operating system.
In Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me and Windows NT, administrators can use a special file to be merged into the registry, called a policy file (POLICY.POL). The policy file allows administrators to prevent non-administrator users from changing registry settings like, for instance, the security level of Internet Explorer and the desktop background wallpaper. The policy file is primarily used in a business with a large number of computers where the business needs to be protected from rogue or careless users.
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Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .pol file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open pol file, edit pol file, convert pol file, view pol file, play pol file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Settings pol file
Settings file type for software that use pol file - Windows policy file
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