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Posted on 1999-01-13
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I have a screen saver that i need to enforce the use of....  without using policies.  (why do they always make is harder than it has to be??)  My intention is to run a vb program from the login script that would change the active screen saver (whatever it maybe) to the companies standard.  Any easy way of doing this??
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well to change the current screen save, just use writeprivateprofilestrings or writeprofilestrings api calls to change the value in system.ini that reads

[boot]
SCRNSAVE.EXE=C:\WINDOWS\CHANNE~1.SCR

the value after the equals sign is the screensaver that will  be used.
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