Updated! November 21, 2012
This handy little utility is designed to quickly and succinctly report the last time computer and user Group Policy was run on a local or remote system. If there has been more than one user logged onto the system, the tool will report GP processing times for all users found.
(This tool has been tested on Win 7, 2008-R2, 2008, 2003 and XP. NOTE: ON WIN7/2008-R2, the Remote Registry service must be running for tool to work remotely!)
The tool provides the start and stop times for the last processing cycle as well as total elapsed time, which can be handy to see if a set of GPOs are taking too long to process. The output looks like that shown in the Figure below:
NOTE: You need the .Net Framework 2.0 installed on the machine where you run this utility from.
The Figure above show the tool running against the local machine. If you want to check a remote machine, simply supply the machine name after the command like this: