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Machine domain group policy failed to apply

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In this case, domain joined workstation with Windows 7 operating system was failing to register itself on new WSUS server. Settings for the new WSUS server were entered into domain GPO. I tried to refresh the settings with gpupdate /force. But, the command was failing to apply computer settings from domain GPO, with following error message:
Computer policy could not be updated successfully. The following errors were encountered: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not apply the registry-based policy settings for the Group Policy object LocalGPO. Group Policy settings will not be resolved until this event is resolved. View the event details for more information on the file name and path that caused the failure. The output from Gpresult /h gpresult.html was showing failed status for Registry in component status:


Error event was logged into System event log with ID 1096 and same description:

The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not apply the registry-based…