Reboot the client afterwards. Yes, I'm running gpupdate when logged on as administrator I have a kix script that performs a number of things and the new registry. The processing of Group Policy failed. Note the "news2" in my email address is temporary and may be changed in the future, remove it to email me at my Permanente address. In my case I could see connectivity and name resolution was now working again. Besides that, the name resolution policy also kicks in.