By default, managed computers check for changes to their deployed policies and software every 60 minutes. When testing different types of deployments the need may arise to force a client to check immediately. To force a client policy check do the following:
- On the manged computer do the following:
- Windows 7: Click Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Configuration Manager.
- Click the Actions tab.
- Highlight Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle and click Run Now.