Group Policy includes the Ini Files preference extension. For computers and groups of computers or for users and groups of users, this extension allows you to:
- Add a property to a configuration settings
(.ini) or setup information (.inf) file.
- Replace a property in an .ini or .inf
- Delete a property from an .ini or .inf
- Delete a section from an .ini or .inf
- Delete an .ini or .inf file.
To copy any type of file to a new location or to modify its attributes, see the Files Extension.
You can create and configure Ini File preference items for any domain-based Group Policy object (GPO). You configure the settings by editing a GPO using the Group Policy Management Console. When editing a GPO, you can find this preference extension at the following location:
Computer Configuration or User Configuration
└ Windows Settings
└ Ini Files
For information about how to use this extension to create and configure a preference item, see the following topics: