3D text screensaver settings file

Posted on 2006-05-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-05

I would like to know where the file is that modifys the 3D text screensaver. I need to know where the file is so that I can send the settings for the screensaver out to all of my clients on the network and don't have to go to each one and change the text for the screensaver.

Thank you,
Chad Reeves
Question by:chadreeves1
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    Expert Comment

    It's not a file, it's in the registry.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Screensavers\Text3D   "DisplayString"
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    You could either export that registry key, then import it on other computers, or use a simpe batch file using reg.exe.

    reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Screensavers\Text3D /v DisplayString /f /d "Text you want to display"

    Since it's in HKEY_CURRENT_USER, this does need to be run for every user while they are logged on. So best might be to use a logon script.
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    Expert Comment

    As Kenneniah said. In addition, the following article may be helpful:

    Customizing the SSText3D screensaver before applying it to the Logon desktop:

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