|To delete a GPO|
In the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) console tree, double-click Group Policy Objects in the forest and domain containing the Group Policy object (GPO) that you want to delete.
Right-click the GPO, and then click Delete.
When prompted to confirm the deletion, click OK.
- To delete a GPO, you must have Edit Settings,
Delete, and Modify Security permissions for the GPO.
- When you delete a GPO, GPMC attempts to
delete all links to that GPO in the domain of the GPO. If you do
not have rights to delete a link, the GPO will be deleted, but the
link will remain. Links from other domains and sites are not
deleted. The link to a deleted GPO appears in GPMC as Not
Found. To delete Not Found links, you must have
permission on the site, domain, or organizational unit containing
- You cannot delete the Default Domain
Controllers Policy GPO or the Default Domain Policy GPO.