This recipe shows you how to delete a GPO . As part of this recipe, any GPO links that are present are first deleted to make sure that no stale references occur.
To delete a GPO, log into a system with the Group Policy Management Console installed with an account that is one:
- A member of the Domain Admins group
- The current owner of the GPO
- Delegated the Edit settings, delete and modify security permission on the GPO
There are two ways to delete a GPO:
- Using the Group Policy Management Console
- Using Windows PowerShell