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How can I prevent users from changing the background and display settings for local machines in windows 2000. I have several stand alones connected to the internet in the library and students constantly change the wallpaper and display setiings.

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You can use the group policy editor in Windows 2000 to disable some of the tabs in the display properties dialog window
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Go to Start > Run and type in gpedit.msc

Now that you have the Console look for User Configuration > Administratvie Templates > Control Panel > Dispaly. Double click on "Hide Background tab" in right hand pane and choos "Enabled".

There are other Dispaly configratiions there that may be useful to you as well.


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