PSTOOLS Changing Windows XP Background of a remote PC

Posted on 2005-04-08
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
How can I change the background of another computer?

I use pstools now to run executables remotely.

start psexec \\computername -i -s -c "C:\application.exe"

Can I change the background on another Windows XP computer using PSTOOLS? If not how can I?
Question by:bccsrc
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    You can open Control Panel applets using the command prompt, as described in this MSKB article:;en-us;180025
    How to Open Control Panel Folders from the Command Prompt

    So perhaps replacing "C:\application.exe" in your example above with this will work:

    "C:\Windows\System32\control.exe color"

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