These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. The slideshow if wanted to turn off isn't really controlled by the Registry? I connected my machine to a work group. I saved the theme and the image I was using. Keep in mind that much of the access you have was granted and entrusted to you. I didn't end up having to do that.
It is not a solution that you want to for your whole organisation but in my case it only for four systems so far. I added 3 command line steps to the task sequence right before it installs Windows Updates. Dugullett's is the way to go for existing machines. You could create a reg file modifying the values correctly and save it on your desktop, making this run at every logon would give you the wallpaper you desire after every logon. It may come back on you if management hears about it. How do I remotely change the desktop wallpaper for an end-user.
The problem is I can't start this from the Group Policy Preference logon and logoff scripts no use, want it to occur while the user is logged on , so that means creating a Task Scheduler Cron for Windows! It will change you the wallpaper at any time interval you choose from one second to 60 hours with a single mouse click. Note: Editing the Windows Registry file is not without its risks, so be sure you have a verified backup before making any changes. Make sure you save it with. Has there been any forward progress on this? Added by Moderator: Warning: Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. I have however had to resolve this very issue, and the way to do it is a bit sneaky. I gave the workstation an reboot an when i logged in the background and logo was still the right one. Although this is an easy task with basically any scripting language and several programs.
Our issue is that Wallpaper A is set via Group Policy Preference, users login in the morning and get Wallpaper A. If i try to change it it gives me this feature is disabled and sometimes it changes the background wallpaper the one i changed maximized it zooms in 100% so can someone help me. Using Group Policy Preferences you can finely target groups of users or computers, set dates, etc. You can get it here: All the best, Sharon Sharon Roffey Queensland, Australia Sharon Roffey Queensland, Australia Microsoft Community Contributor Award recipient. Know when to say when. Using Group Policy would be a very easy solution but would not allow end users to change the wallpaper later. We have published hundreds to tools and tips to redesign Windows desktop.
Customization How to Allow or Prevent Changing Desktop Background in Windows This tutorial will show you how to allow or prevent all or specific users to be able to add, configure, or change desktop background wallpaper through Personalization in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. In this case use image of proper resolution or resize it properly. You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do the steps in this tutorial. Probably not the answer for everyone in every case, but it's worth ruling out: you have to log off and log back in for the setting to take effect. The only way I can get the wallpaper to show up is if I change the theme from Unsaved Theme to one of the Aero or Basic themes.
When a New User Logs on for the first time 2. The areo theme seems to cause problems. Now you can move Quality bar towards left to decrease image size which in turn decreases image quality. Turn on the slideshow Desktop - Personalize - Desktop Background - Select All - Save Changes ; 4. Once the reg key is modified copy the local account user folder to the default user folder. Sorry for all the inconvenience this issue has brought. Make sure Authenticated User has Read Permission.
The changes will take into effect only after you restart the computer, check if you are able to change the wallpaper once you restart the computer. To Specify Default Desktop Background using Group Policy 1. My desktop background slideshow changes only when it wants. My personal taste is just to keep things short, and I don't like connecting to network shares during startup if I can help it. There's also an desktop slideshow shuffle available.
Restart the computer to fully apply. I am using to install Windows 7 on computers quickly and consistently. Tutorials Hello guys this is my first post in this forum. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window. Now close the registry editor. You will also be able to specify that the wallpaper image position to have the center, fill, fit, tile, or stretch style on the desktop.