Group Policy - Where is the setting to enable display properties? (Display.cpl)

Posted on 2006-05-11
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
Hi Everyone,

I locked down some Comps with a failry severe Group Policy, unfortunately they need to be able to change their wallpapers and I  cannot find the setting.

I have already disabled:
UserConf\Admin Templates\Control Panel\Display\Hide Setitings, Desktop, Prevent Changing Wallpaper and infact all the ones in that folder.

I have also disabled UserConf\Admin Templates\Windows Components\Windows Explorer\Remove Windows Explorer Default Context Menu.  This allows them to right click on the desktop but when they click properties users are told they do not have sufficient rights.

Does anyone know which policy I need to change to allow display properties to load?

Question by:Krobar
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    Accepted Solution

    hi there, you could try to disable the setting 'disable access to control panel' in UserConf\Admin Templates\Control Panel. This setting overrides all other control panel settings and will effectivley stop users going into control panel.

    if that doesn't work, you could try to set all of the control panel entries back to 'not configured' and see if your users can access what you want them to. Then if this works, go through each control panel entry and set it accordingly - testing the access that you want until you have the full restrictions that you need.

    hope this helps!

    Author Comment

    It was 'disable access to control panel'. Thanks :)

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