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  1. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 4
    windows 10
       2016-08-25 #10

    harvey263 said: View Post
    Here are the group policy admin template locations translated as run commands. They also add the "Some settings are managed by your organization" message on the Settings page, which is ok in my case.

    REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\LocationAndSensors" /v "DisableLocation" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
    REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\LocationAndSensors" /v "DisableLocation" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

    i reversed this to enable location,and I have to thankyou as it had me baffled for 2 days or more.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 4
    windows 10
       2016-08-25 #11

    you helped me


    admin and all who have contributed, i have to thank you for getting me unstuck. My location was disabled as was cortana as i stupidly ran DWS. I have read through hundreds of pages of nonsense that got me to here and the correct solution. All i have left to o is get Maps to work and update. I get the error code 0x80070005, i have tried to reinstall using powershell and although i have managed to fix 20 other updates this one eludes me. Anyway i can live with it til i find and answer. Again thx everyone
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  3. Joined : Jan 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       3 Days Ago #12

    dimitri said: View Post
    i reversed this to enable location,and I have to thankyou as it had me baffled for 2 days or more.
    I have been trying to do this also but I am still unable to at least enable location services globally allowing non admin users to turn on or off location service on Windows 10 build 1607

    The only way I can do it is if I log in as an admin to enable it ( allowing users to turn location on or off) - dont want to do this manually we need to automate it somehow

    In the reg path and key above I tried to reverse it too. I put a 0 as the value for the DWORD value "Disablelocation" but as a non admin users I am still not able to turn on location

    Any help?
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,444
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       3 Days Ago #13

    I've updated the tutorial to add OPTION FIVE for turning on/off Location for this device using a .reg file to help.
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  5. Joined : Jan 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       2 Days Ago #14

    Brink said: View Post
    I've updated the tutorial to add OPTION FIVE for turning on/off Location for this device using a .reg file to help.
    YAAAYYYY thank you Brink. Finally got this turned on!

    now I can make a script and deploy this out to many non admin users
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,444
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2 Days Ago #15

    You're most welcome drekko.
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